I need an appetizer or something I can make Thursday night for a party Saturday night?!

Question: I need an appetizer or something I can make Thursday night for a party Saturday night!?
it can't require any prep on Saturday (I'll be out of town & my husband will be bringing it)!. Any ideas/recommendations!?

I'm trying to think outside the box (no brownies, cookies, spinach dip, taco dip!.!.!.!.!.!.)


what about pinwheels-not the ham ones!. You get a small thing of sour cream, 2 pkgs of cream cheese, soften them, and add one can of green chillies, and a package of Hidden Valley Fiesta Ranch dry mix!. Mix it all up, and spread on the big soft tortilla's, roll them up, and you can stick them in the fridge in wet papernapkins until you are ready to slice them!. Serve with Salsa!. It's so quick cheap, and delicious!. People always make me make them, plus they are easy to eat, just use toothpicks!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Try something like shrimp puffs or something like that!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

How about scallops wrapped in bacon!. um-um good!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Wrap up mini hot dogs in Pillsbury crescent rolls!.!.!.you can bake them on Saturday!.!.!.get a few different mustards and you'll be set!.!.!.people love them!.Www@FoodAQ@Com



This is a great recipe, easily made in a crock pot!. You can make it Thursday, and reheat on Saturday

1 1/2 cups chili sauce
1 cup grape jelly (can use currant jelly)
1 to 3 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 pound lean ground beef
1 egg, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoon salt

Combine chili sauce, grape jelly, and mustard in Crock Pot and stir well!. Cook, covered, on high while preparing meatballs to bake!. Combine remaining meatball ingredients and mix thoroughly!. Shape into 30 meatballs!. Bake meatballs in a preheated 400 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes; drain well!. Add meatballs to sauce, stir to coat, cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 7 hours!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Cheese & cracker platter, stuffed mushrooms, quesadillas, ready made shrimp & hot sauce ring, Stuffed olives (see below)

Baked Cheese Olives

1/2 cup butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (your favorite)
40 large green olives, with pimento

In a medium-size bowl, cream butter!. Mix in flour, cheese, paprika, cumin, and hot sauce!. Cover bowl and refrigerate at least an hour (can be made ahead a day ahead)!.

Dry olives on paper towels!. With a ball of cheese mixture that is close in size to the olive, flatten the cheese mixture in your palm, plop the olive in the center, work the mixture up around the olive, and then very gently roll it around betwwen your palms!. Make sure the cheese mixture completely seals in the olive!. Repeat with remaining olives!.

Place the cheese-wrapped olives on a parchment-lined baking sheet and place in freezer until frozen!. Once frozen, you can store in resealable plastic bags in the freezer until you are read to bake them!.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F!. If you are planning to bake immediately, place in the freezer for about 15 minutes!. Prior to baking, remove olive from the freezer and allow to stand at room temperature for approximately 15 minute (while the oven is heating)!. Place olives on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes!. Remove from oven and let cool to slightly warm!. Serve at room temperature to slightly warm!.

Makes 40 cheese olive balls!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

1 lb!. fresh mushrooms
1 red onion, sliced
1 bottle high quality Italian or Balsamic salad dressing
Wash mushrooms and slice onions!. Pour salad dressing over both!. Marinate at least 8 hours!. Put in a bowl and serve with toothpicks!.!.!.!.

1 (10 oz) pkg!. frozen brussel sprouts (thawed & drained)
1/2 c!. high quality Italian salad dressing
1 sm!. clove garlic, minced
2 TB!. finely chopped onion
1 tsp!. dried parsley flakes
1/2 tsp!. dried dillweed
If some of the sprouts are too big for bite-sized, cut them in half!. Combine rest of ingredients and marinate sprouts at least 8 hours!. Serve with toothpicks in a bowl!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

pineapple and cheese hedgehogWww@FoodAQ@Com

stuffed mushrooms with cornbread, garlic, onions, chives and some stock!. sprinkle cheese over the top!. Cook ahead of time and if your husband can warm them in the oven or microwave that would be awesome!.

also you could just do a fruit compote or salad served in an endive leaf that way they are all ready to go and you can pack it ahead of time!. make up some shrimp or chicken salad with some walnuts and grapes and mayo and serve in an endive leaf!. plain, simple and elegant top with parmesan cheese!. yumWww@FoodAQ@Com

If you don't want baked goods, why don't you put together a vegetable dish with dips!. My mom does it all the time!. If we go somewhere, she puts together vegetable dishes with dip!. It's fast to put togehter because it takes like five minutes!. And everyone will be eating it, too!. It's fast, convenient, and practical!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

How about a Strawberry Roll!? For the dough you take 8 eggs and separate them, beat the egg whites to soft peaks!. Then take about 1/3 cup of flour, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, 3-4 table spoons of sugar and the egg yolks, mix together carefully!. Pour on a waxpaper lined cookie sheet and bake at 325 to 350 for about 15 minutes!. For the filling take a container of cool whip, dice up strawberries and spread on the cooled dough!. Roll it up carefully and put it in the freezer toll Saturday!. Take it out an hour before theparty, sprinkle with powdered sugar and slice up the rool!. Tastes great if its still semi-frozen!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

A great appetizer would be Wine and cheese, crackers fruit pairing, etc!. Visit this link to find out more http://www!.vineyard48!.netWww@FoodAQ@Com

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