Thursday, December 12, 2013

Holiday Recipes - Part Five

It’s easy to go a little overboard with snacking this time of year so it’s always nice to have a treat that you don’t have to feel bad about the next day. Today Carrie is bringing us a healthier indulgence for the holidays with her Spinach and Artichoke Dip. 

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INDULGENT SPINACH AND ARTICHOKE DIP

INGREDIENTS:

1 - 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 - 14 ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream (optional)
1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
1 clove garlic, peeled and minced (or 1/4
1/4 teaspoongarlic salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika

DIRECTIONS:

Stir all ingredients together.
Grease a 1 quart casserole dish and transfer ingredients to it.
Bake at 350 F for 25 min.
Or cook in a 1 quart crockpot for 2 hours on low.
Serve warm with tortilla chips, crackers or toast.

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For more seasonal recipes check out one of our holiday cookbooks. The library has a great selection of holiday recipe books that can be found in the nonfiction section both on the main floor and children’s floor. We have a large variety of seasonal reading so also be sure to browse our holiday displays. Happy holidays!

Posted by Terry Pierson, Library Clerk and Carrie Hawkins, Library Clerk