Whether you're having the gang over for the game on Sunday or attending a friend's get-together, you'll love these recipes...they're tailgating favorites!
Both recipes originally appeared in our book, Taste of Autumn. Did you know this book has an entire chapter of tailgating recipes, tips and ideas? If it's not part of your collection already, be sure to check it out!
Tailgate Party Sandwiches
Sent to us by Laurie Michael of Colorado Springs, Colorado...these little treats are so easy to make and Laurie says everyone always wants the recipe!
1 onion, chopped
1/2 c. margarine, softened
2 T. poppy seed
1 T. mustard
1 T. Worcestershire sauce
20 to 24 dinner rolls, halved
1 lb. shaved baked ham
8-oz. pkg. sliced Swiss cheese
Mix onion, margarine, poppy seed, mustard and Worcestershire sauce together; spread mixture on both sides of rolls. Cover one side with ham; place cheese over top. Replace top of roll; arranges on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until cheese is melted; separate rolls before serving. Makes 20 to 24 servings.
Everyone loves a cheese ball, right? For a fun and festive twist, try shaping this one into a "football" shape. Just press down a little flatter and more oblong, shaping the ends into gentle points. You can even pipe on a little sour cream for creative "laces" too!End-Zone Cheese Ball
This yummy recipe comes from Kristie Rigo of Friedens, Pennsylvania...she says it's best to make it a few days ahead to let the flavors blend. Serve it with your favorite crispy crackers!
8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1-1/2 t. horseradish
1/2 t. garlic salt
2-1/4 oz. jar dried chipped beef, chopped
3/4 c. chopped walnuts
Mix cream cheese, horseradish, garlic salt and dried beef together; shape into a ball or into a football as described above. Roll in nuts or sprinkle over top and press into cheese mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for several hours before serving. Makes 10 servings.