Thursday, May 28, 2009

Celery-Stick Fingers and Dip

Prep: 5 min.

Bake: 15 min.


1 8-oz. package cream cheese

3/4 cup salsa

8 oz. grated Cheddar

8 celery stalks, cut into 3-inch-x-1/2-inch lengths

1/2 cup sliced almonds

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Reserve 1 Tbsp. cream cheese and spread remaining cream cheese evenly in an 8-inch square baking dish. Spread salsa over cream cheese. Sprinkle with grated Cheddar. Bake until cheese is melted, about 15 minutes. Let cool slightly.

2. Place a dab of cream cheese on one end of each celery stick and press a sliced almond into cream cheese. Arrange celery fingers on platter and serve with hot dip.

One of the many recipes I have tried from All You Magazine.