Super Bowl Party Recipes – Barbecue Sausage Bites

This tangy appetizer features three kinds of sausage, barbecue sauce and pineapple.

1 (1 pound) pkg. miniature smoked sausages

3/4 pound fully cooked bratwurst

3/4 pound smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage

1 (18 oz.) bottle barbecue sauce

2/3 cup orange marmalade

1/2 teaspoon ground mustard

1/8 teaspoon ground allspice

1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained

Directions

In a 3-quart slow cooker, combine the sausages.

In a small bowl, whisk the barbecue sauce, marmalade, mustard and allspice. Pour over sausage mixture; stir to coat well.

Cover and cook on high for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until heated through. Stir in the pineapple. Serve with toothpicks.

Fried Ham Cubes

These ham appetizers are delicious and easy to make. You can serve them with ranch dressing instead of the cheese sauce if you like.

2 eggs

1 tablespoon milk

1-1/2 cups dry bread crumbs

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

1-1/2 pounds boneless fully cooked ham, cut into 1-inch cubes

Oil for frying

Cheese Dipping Sauce

Directions

In a bowl, beat the eggs and milk.

In another bowl, combine the bread crumbs,, Parmesan cheese and parsley. Dip the ham into the egg mixture. Roll in bread crumb mixture.

In an electric skillet, heat oil to 375 degrees.

Fry the ham cubes, a few at a time, for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Cheese Dipping Sauce

5 ounces process cheese product, cubed

1/4 cup milk

1/2 cup salsa

Directions

In a small saucepan, heat the cheese and milk over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Remove from heat and stir in the salsa. Serve with ham cubes.

Hot Chili Dip

This zesty chili dip is made with salsa, chili and cheese.

1 (24 oz.) jar salsa

1 (15 oz.) can chili with beans

2 (2-1/4 oz.) cans sliced ripe olives, drained

12 ounces process cheese, cubed

Tortilla chips

Directions

In a 1-1/2-quart slow cooker, combine the salsa, chili and olives. Stir in the cheese. Cover and cook on low for 1 to 2 hours or until the cheese is melted; stirring half way through the cooking time. Serve with tortilla chips.