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                      Sweet & Spicy Jalapeno Poppers

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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  6                     jalapeno peppers
  4             ounces  cream cheese -- softened
  2        tablespoons  shredded cheddar cheese
  6                     bacon strips -- halved widthwise
     1/4           cup  packed brown sugar
  1         tablespoon  chili seasoning (used Penzey's BBQ3000)

Cut jalapenos in half lengthwise and remove seeds; set aside. In a small bowl, beat cheeses until blended. Spoon into pepper halves.  Wrap a half-strip of bacon around each pepper half.

Combine brown sugar and chili seasoning; coat peppers with sugar mixture. Place in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.   Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until bacon is firm. Yield: 1

Nutrition Facts: 1 appetizer equals 66 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fat.


 Spicy Buffalo Style Meatballs

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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  18            ounces  meatball, frozen, cooked
  2        tablespoons  hot pepper sauce
  2        tablespoons  butter -- melted
  1         tablespoon  honey

Prepared bleu cheese dressing -- (used light ranch)
celery (and carrot sticks, cut to be used as picks)

Cook meatballs according to package directions. Meanwhile, combine hot pepper

sauce, butter and honey in a large bowl, then mix well. Add meatballs and stir to coat. Serve with dressing and celery sticks, as desired.

Number of Servings: 3 dozen

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