Pregame Bites

game-time-crackers

Don’t let your guests wait for the game on an empty stomach. Prepare these pregame snacks to keep them happy! This recipe is super easy to make with the simplest ingredients, and there’s no doubt that your guest will enjoy these bites!

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game-time-crackers
Yields8 Servings
 8 colby jack cheese slices
 8 pepperoni slices
 8 oz cream cheese, softened
 3 tbsp milk
 1 tsp minced garlic
 3 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
 2 tbsp basil, finely chopped
 2 tbsp chives, finely chopped
 chive stems for garnish
Equipment
 football cookie cutter
Garlic and Herb Spread
1

In a large mixing bowl, add in the softened cream cheese, minced garlic, parsley, basil, chives, and milk. With an electric hand mixer, mix ingredients on MEDIUM. Mix until everything is combined and smooth. Let the spread chill in the fridge for an hour or until you serve.

2

While the spread is chilling the in fridge, you can cut out your cheese slices into football shapes with a football cookie cutter or use a knife to cut out a football-like shape.

Building your pregame bites
3

Take a cracker, spread the garlic and herb mixture onto a cracker. Top with a pepperoni slice then a football cheese slice. Omit pepperoni slices for a meatless option. Top the crackers with chive stems to make laces on a football.

Ingredients

 8 colby jack cheese slices
 8 pepperoni slices
 8 oz cream cheese, softened
 3 tbsp milk
 1 tsp minced garlic
 3 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
 2 tbsp basil, finely chopped
 2 tbsp chives, finely chopped
 chive stems for garnish
Equipment
 football cookie cutter

Directions

Garlic and Herb Spread
1

In a large mixing bowl, add in the softened cream cheese, minced garlic, parsley, basil, chives, and milk. With an electric hand mixer, mix ingredients on MEDIUM. Mix until everything is combined and smooth. Let the spread chill in the fridge for an hour or until you serve.

2

While the spread is chilling the in fridge, you can cut out your cheese slices into football shapes with a football cookie cutter or use a knife to cut out a football-like shape.

Building your pregame bites
3

Take a cracker, spread the garlic and herb mixture onto a cracker. Top with a pepperoni slice then a football cheese slice. Omit pepperoni slices for a meatless option. Top the crackers with chive stems to make laces on a football.

Pregame Bites

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