Recipes

Chicken Nacho Dip

Chicken Nacho Dip

Ingredients:

1 can 16 oz. Mrs. Miller’s Hot or Mild Chunky Salsa
8 oz. cream cheese, cubed
8 oz. Velveeta cheese, cubed
1 cup cooked chicken, diced
1/4 cup sweet onion, finely chopped
1-1/2 Tbsp. taco seasoning
2 Tbsp. jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1 can 15.5 oz. black beans, lightly drained

Directions:

Place all ingredients into a medium crock pot. Cook on high for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally until cheese has melted and dip is hot. Cook on low for up to an hour until ready to serve.

Cinnamon Honey Butter

Cinnamon Honey Butter

Ingredients:

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup honey
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon

Directions:

Beat well. Cover and store in the refrigerator.

Note: This is great on toast or homemade bread!

Creamy Caramel Fruit Dip

Ingredients:

1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup sour cream
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 cup cold milk
1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) instant vanilla pudding mix

Directions:

Beat together cream cheese and brown sugar until smooth. Add sour cream, vanilla extract, lemon juice, milk, and pudding mix, beating well after each addition. Cover and chill 1 hour before serving. Serve with fresh fruit.

Servings: 3 1/2 cups

Dill Dip

Dill Dip

Ingredients:

2 cups Mayonnaise
2 cups sour cream
1 Tbsp. dried parsley
3 Tbsp. grated onion
3 Tbsp. dried dill weed
2-1/2 tsp. seasoned salt

Directions:

Mix all together. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Use as a dip for fresh vegetables.

Servings: 32

Greek Feta Cheese Ball

Greek Feta Cheese Ball

Ingredients:

2 - 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
4 Tbsp. olive oil
5 green onions, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. dried dill weed
2 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp cracked black pepper

Directions:

Combine in a large bowl. Mix well and form 2 balls of equal size. Cover and chill. Serve with crackers.

Servings: 32

Maria's Favorite Hummus

Maria's Favorite Hummus

Ingredients:

1 can (15 oz.) garbanzo beans, drained. Reserve juice.
1/3 cup pimento stuffed olives
1 tsp. minced fresh garlic
3-4 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro leaves
3 Tbsp. olive oil
Salt (if needed) and pepper to taste
Pinch of cayenne pepper

Directions:

Place all ingredients into food processor. Cover and process until smooth, adding reserved juice if needed to puree properly. Serve with pita chips or tortilla chips. Store leftovers in the refrigerator. 

Note: Taste before adding salt since the olives are very salty

Mexican White Cheese Dip

Mexican White Cheese Sauce

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp. cooking oil
1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
1 large jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
12 oz. white American cheese, shredded or sliced
4 oz. Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded
1/4 cup cream, half n half or whole milk
1 Roma tomato, diced
1 small bunch cilantro, chopped
1/4 -1/3 cup more cream

Directions:

Heat oil. Add onion and pepper; sauté until soft. Reduce heat. Add American cheese, Monterrey Jack cheese, and cream and stir until mostly melted. Add tomato, cilantro, and more cream, stirring well. Add additional cream/milk until desired consistency is reached. Serve with tortilla chips.

Note: This is similar to the cheese dip recipe you would get at a Mexican restaurant. Delicious and not spicy at all.

Onion Jam Cheese Ball

Onion Jam Cheese Ball

Ingredients:

12 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp. sour cream 
3/4 cup fried crumbled bacon
1/2 cup dried cranberries
2 Tbsp. Fresh Parsley, Chopped
Pinch of salt

1 8 oz. Caramelized Onion & Chive Jam

Directions:

Mix together ingredients, minus jam, in a medium bowl, until well blended. Form a ball, flatten the top slightly. Chill. Pour jam over top of cheese ball and serve with crackers.

Servings: about 12

Pepper Mustard Dip

Pepper Mustard Dip

Ingredients:

8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups finely chopped, cooked ham
1 cup Mrs. Miller’s Hot Pepper Mustard
1 Tbsp. Chopped fresh parsley

Directions:

Mix altogether with a fork until well blended. Chill. Serve with your favorite crackers.

Servings: about 15

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Ingredients:

2 – 8 oz. packages Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup minced celery, patted dry with paper towels
½ cup Green Pepper, finely chopped also patted dry with paper towels
1 tsp. minced Onion
1 – 20 oz. can crushed Pineapples, drained and squeezed with paper towels
½ tsp seasoned Salt
Dash of Worcestershire Sauce

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together and form two balls. Roll each ball into chopped pecans. Chill and serve with crackers.

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Ingredients:

1 can (14 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, cooked and drained
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 garlic clove, minced
Dash of cayenne pepper
1 cup Parmesan cheese
1 cup mayonnaise
Dash of Worcestershire sauce

Directions:

Mix well and spoon into a greased 1 quart casserole dish. Bake at 350° for 20-30 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips or pita chips.

Note: I sometimes use some sour cream instead of all Mayonnaise. –Maria

♥ Miller Family Favorite!

Taco Joe Dip

Taco Joe Dip

Ingredients:

1 can (16 oz.) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 1/4 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained
1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (16 oz.) Mrs. Miller’s Chunky Salsa
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies
1 envelope taco seasoning
1/2 cup chopped onion

Directions:

Combine in a 5 qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 5-7 hours, or on high for 2-3 hours. Serve with tortilla chips.

Servings: 28

Note: I have made this many times and often someone requests the recipe. Always a hit! Use hot or mild salsa to suit your taste. -Maria

Vegetable Dip

Vegetable Dip

Ingredients:

1 cup mayonnaise (no substitutions)
1 tsp. curry powder
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. grated onion
1 tsp. prepared horseradish

Directions:

Mix all together and refrigerate at least 5 hours or overnight for best flavor. Serve with fresh veggies.

Note: This is very different from your traditional veggie dip. My whole family loves it! -Maria