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Easy Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Ingredients
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
1/4 cup milk
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup chopped cooked chicken
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, corn, peas), thawed
1 can (12 oz.) refrigerated biscuits (10 biscuits)
1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA

Directions
Heat oven to 375°F.

Mix cream cheese spread, milk and garlic in medium bowl until blended. Add chicken and vegetables; mix well.

Separate biscuits. Press 1 biscuit onto bottom and up side of each of 10 muffin pan cups sprayed with cooking spray. Fill with chicken mixture; top with shredded cheese.

Bake 20 to 22 min. or until biscuits are golden brown. Cool in pan 5 min. before removing from pan to serve.

Recipe found here: Easy Mini Chicken Pot Pies

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Triple Tomato Flatbread

Ingredients
1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
Cooking spray
3 plum tomatoes, finely chopped (about 2 cups)
1/2 cup soft sun-dried tomato halves (not packed in oil), julienned
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup shredded Asiago cheese
2 cups yellow and/or red cherry tomatoes, halved

Directions
Unroll and press dough into a 15×10-in. rectangle. Transfer dough to an 18×12-in. piece of heavy-duty foil coated with cooking spray; spritz dough with cooking spray. In a large bowl, toss plum tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes with oil and seasonings.

Carefully invert dough onto grill rack; remove foil. Grill, covered, over medium heat 2-3 minutes or until bottom is golden brown. Turn; grill 1-2 minutes longer or until second side begins to brown.

Remove from grill. Spoon plum tomato mixture over crust; top with cheese and cherry tomatoes. Return flatbread to grill. Grill, covered, 2-4 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Yield: 8 pieces.

Recipe found here: Triple Tomato Flatbread

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Antipasto Platter

Ingredients
1 jar (24 ounces) pepperoncini, drained
1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
2 cups halved fresh mushrooms
2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 pound provolone cheese, cubed
1 can (6 ounces) pitted ripe olives, drained
1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
1 bottle (8 ounces) Italian vinaigrette dressing
Lettuce leaves

Directions
In a large bowl, combine pepperoncini, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes, cheese, olives and pepperoni. Pour vinaigrette over mixture; toss to coat.

Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or overnight. Arrange on a lettuce-lined platter. Serve with toothpicks. Yield: 14-16 servings.

Recipe found here: Antipasto Platter

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Wisconsin Cheese Soup

2 (14-ounce) cans (3 1/2 cups)chicken broth
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1 small (1/2 cup)onion, chopped
1 rib (1/2 cup)celery, chopped
1/2 cup beer or milk
20 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American, chopped
4 drops hot pepper sauce
1/3 cups all-purpose flour

Directions
Place 1 cup chicken broth, carrot, onion and celery in 4-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 8-10 minutes or until onion is softened.

Add 2 cups chicken broth, milk, cheese, and hot pepper sauce. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5-8 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Place flour into bowl; stir in remaining chicken broth. Stir flour mixture into soup. Cook, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes or until soup is slightly thickened. 4 servings

Recipe found here: Wisconsin Cheese Soup

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Juicy Watermelon Salad

Directions
8 cups cubed seedless watermelon (about 1 medium)
1 small red onion, cut into rings
1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts or slivered almonds, toasted
1 cup fresh arugula or baby spinach
1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette
3 tablespoons canola oil
Watermelon slices, optional
1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled blue cheese

Ingredients
In a large bowl, combine watermelon and onion; cover and refrigerate until cold, about 30 minutes. Just before serving, add macadamia nuts and arugula to watermelon mixture. In a small bowl, whisk vinaigrette and oil; drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve over sliced watermelon, if desired. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 10 servings.

Editor’s Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally

Recipe found here: Juicy Watermelon Salad

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Loaded Potato Skins from TGI Fridays

Directions
4 large baking potatoes, baked
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon pepper
8 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sour cream
4 green onions, sliced

Directions
Preheat oven to 475°. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4-in. shell (save pulp for another use). Place potato skins on a greased baking sheet.

Combine oil with next five ingredients; brush over both sides of skins.

Bake until crisp, about 7 minutes on each side. Sprinkle bacon and cheddar cheese inside skins. Bake until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes longer. Top with sour cream and onions. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Loaded Potato Skins from TGI Fridays

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Avocado Salsa

Ingredients
1-2/3 cups (about 8-1/4 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
2 cans (2-1/4 ounces each) sliced ripe olives, drained
1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
5 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
4 medium ripe avocados, peeled
Tortilla chips

Directions
Combine corn, olives, red pepper and onion. In another bowl, mix the next seven ingredients. Pour over corn mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.

Just before serving, chop avocados; stir into salsa. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: about 7 cups.

Recipe found here: Avocado Salsa

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