Whimsy Recipes
Tofu Dip

Add 1 tbsp. of your favorite dip mix with 1/2 a package of silken Tofu and whip. Let stand in
refrigerator for 1 hours before serving. A great tofu replacement for sour cream is "Sour
Supreme" by Tofutti Brand.


Meat Loaf

Preheat oven to 350oF.
Mix one package of Herb Dip with one pound of ground beef, 1 tbsp. of soft butter or
margarine, and 1 tbsp. of bread crumbs. Place in a lightly greased loaf pan. Bake at 350oF
for approximately 45 minutes.

Bagel Spread

Mix 1 tbsp. of your favorite dip mix. with 8 oz. of softened cream cheese. Let stand over
night in refrigerator. Spread on bagels or toast for a unique taste. *Remember use only 1
tbsp. of dip mix for every 8 oz. of cream cheese.


Zesty White Rice

In a large saucepan bring 2 c. of chicken or vegetable broth and 1 package of Zesty Ranch
Dip to a boil. When at a full boil add 1 c. of long grain white rice. Cover and let simmer for
approximately 20 minutes or until all of the broth is absorbed and the rice is tender. Serve
warm. This recipe may also be tried with some of our other varieties of dip.


Salad Dressing

In a medium cruet, mix 1 tbsp. of your favorite dip mix with 1/4 c. of olive oil, 3/4 c. distilled
or wine vinegar, and 1 tbsp. of water. Shake well and let stand for a few hours before using.
Shake dressing before every use.


Spicy Roasted Potatoes

Preheat oven to 425oF
Cut 4 medium potatoes into 1 inch cubes (for best results do not rinse potatoes). Cover the
bottom of a 13 x 9 inch pan with 2 tbsp. of olive oil. Place 1 packet of your favorite dip mix
and the potato cubes in a large plastic bag. Shake bag until potatoes are evenly covered
with spices. Place the potatoes in the pan. Bake at 425oF for approximately 25 minutes or
until tender. Toss before serving.


Black Pepper Steaks

Rub 1 tsp. of oil on each steak. Press in 1 tbsp. of Black Pepper Parmesan Dip into each
steak and grill.


Garlic Buttered Noodles

Half fill a 6 qt. saucepot with water and 1 tbsp. of olive oil. Place covered over high heat.
When the water is at a full boil toss in one pound of egg-noodles (or noodles of your choice).
When the noodles are tender drain them and place in a large bowl. While hot mix in 4 tbsp.
of butter or margarine and one package of Garlic Dip. Mix until completely blended and
serve. This recipe may also be tries with other varieties of dip.


Mexican Style Popcorn

Mix 1 tbsp. of Mexican Fiesta Dip with 6 cups of warm popcorn. Garlic Dip is great too!


French Butter

Blend 1 tbsp. of French Chive Dip with 1 c. soft butter or margarine. Chill. Serve on bread
or toast.


Meat or Fish Stirfry

Place 3 tbsp. of olive oil in a skillet with your choice of dip mix. Add one pound of chicken,
beef, pork or fish cut into strips and vegetables of your choice. Cook on medium heat
tossing often.


Cold Pasta Salad

Half fill a 6 qt. saucepot with water and 1 tbsp. of olive oil. Place covered over high heat.
When the water is at a full boil toss in one pound of tortellini or your favorite pasta. When
the noodles are tender drain them and place in a large bowl. Mix cooked pasta with one
package of Sun dried Tomato or Bacon Dip, 1.c or mayonnaise, and tbsp. of parmesan
cheese. Mix until completely blended. Chill for 1 hour. Serve as a side dish or over a bed or
lettuce. This recipe may also be tried with some of our other varieties of dip.


Spicy Chicken Fingers

Preheat oven to 350oF
Cover the bottom of a 9 x 9 inch pan with 2 tbsp. of olive oil. Place 1 packet of Garlic Onion
Dip and 1/2 cup of bread crumbs in a wide mixing bowl. Rinse 1 pound of chicken
strips. Coat chicken strips in bread crumb mixture and place in the pan. Bake at 350oF
for approximately 25 minutes or until chicken is white in the middle. This recipe may also
be tried with some of our other varieties of dip.


Pumpernickel Dip Platter

Cut out the center of a round loaf of Pumpernickel or Rye bread. Place hollowed out loaf
on a plate and cut removed bread into cubes and place around the hollow loaf. Whip 1
package of Spinach Mushroom Dip with 2 c. of sour cream and 1 c. of cream cheese. Fill
loaf with Spinach Mushroom Dip. Chill and Serve.


Dilly Chicken Salad

Finely chop 3 c. of cooked chicken. Add 1 stalk of chopped celery, 1/4 c. chopped onions
and 1 package of Dill Dip. Mix with 1/4 c. of mayonnaise or enough to achieve your
desired consistency. Serve chilled.


Breads

Add 1 tbsp. of your favorite dip mix to your favorite 1 1/2 pound bread machine recipe.


Red Onion Hummus

Mash together 3 c. canned garbanzo beans (chick peas), 5 tbsp. lemon juice, 2 cloves of
minced garlic, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tbsp. olive oil, 1/2 cup of cold water, 1 c. tahini (sesame seed
paste), and 1 package of Red Onion Dip. Serve with Pita Bread and large slices of red
onion.


Stuffed Peppers

Preheat oven to 425oF
Cover the bottom of a 9 x 9 inch pan with 2 tbsp. of olive oil. Hollow out 4 green peppers.
Mix 1 c. hot boiled rice, 1/2 c. chicken or vegetable broth, 1 package Veggie Dip, and 1/2
c. grated cheese. Fill peppers with mix and bake at 425oF for approximately 10 minutes.


Spinach Dip

Beat 3/4 c. sour cream, ½ c. mayonnaise, 1 cup softened cream cheese, 2 Tbs. Spinach
Mushroom Dip 1 pkg. Frozen spinach (thawed but uncooked) well squeezed (do twice to
remove all water). Chill overnight.


Melted Butter Dip

½ cup melted butter, 1 Tbs. lemon juice, 1 Tbs. Garlic Dip. Great for shrimp or artichokes
or drizzle over veggie or baste fish and bake.


Herb Coating

Mix 1 cup flour or bread crumbs and 1 packet ANY HERB BLEND. Coat fish or chicken
and bake.


Lemon Chicken

Preheat oven to 350oF
Rub 2 tsp. of olive oil or water on 4 medium boneless chicken breasts. Press in 1 tbsp. of
Lemon Herb Dip into each breast. Place in a non-stick pan. Bake for approximately 30
minutes (or until the chicken in white in the center) at 350oF. This recipe may also be
used for fish filets.


Pastas

Add 1 tbsp. of your favorite dip mix to your pasta machine recipe.


Shrimp Scampi

Cook 1 lb. of pasta. Add ½ to 2/3 cup of olive oil & 1 packet of Garlic dip to frying pan
and saute' 1 lb. of cocktail shrimp. Pour over cooked pasta, toss well till completely
blended. (Optional: add ½ to 2/3 cup of wine at this point.) Heat through. Try Garlic
Onion, Red Onion or Mexican Fiesta for a different taste. Serve on heated plates.


Sirloin Tips

Cut (across grain) 1-1/4 Lbs. of sirloin tips into 2" pieces. Mix 1 packet of Spinach
Mushroom, ½ teaspoon Garlic powder, salt & pepper to taste. Place meat pieces into bag
with mix & shake to coat. Heat large frying pan, add 2 Tablespoon oil. Keep very hot.
Add meat pieces, turn as needed. Fry either rare, medium or well done. Takes only a few
minutes. Add a few tablespoon of water when done to make sauce. Serve over rice,
noodles or mashed potatoes.


Yogurt Cheese

Place paper towel into colander and a deep bowl under colander to catch liquid. Empty
container of plain yogurt into colander. Place both in refrigerator overnight. Cover with
paper towel. Discard liquid. The thick stuff is your cheese. Use to make dip.


Bacon Fruit Cheese Ball

24 oz - cream cheese at room temp.
1 package - Westminister Whimsy Bacon Dip
1/4 cup - crushed fully drained pineapple
1 cup - chopped pecans or walnuts
1/8 cup - chopped corned beef or ham (optional)
Mix all ingredients. Chill. Form into a ball or log shape and roll in nuts.
Debra L.
Lee's Summit, MO


Garlic Croutons

4 slices stale bread, cubed (crusts work great)
1/2 cup margarine or butter
1 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
3/4 tsp. Garlic Onion Dip

In large glass bowl, melt butter in microwave. Add Garlic Onion Dip and Parmesan cheese. Fold in bread cubes, toss until well coated. Heat on
high in microwave for three (3) minutes. Toss again. Heat on high one more minute. Toss bread cubes again. Repeat on high for one more
minute or until bread crumbs are crisp.


Hot Spinach and Mushroom Cheddar Dip

1 packet Spinach and Mushroom Dip
8 oz. sour cream
8 oz. cream cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, mild or sharp

In a medium glass bowl, place all ingredients and mix well. Microwave on high for two minutes; stir; microwave two more minutes; stir to blend
completely. Microwave additional minute or until cheese melts and mixture is hot. Stir and serve hot or warm. Serve with tortilla chips, crackers,
carrot sticks, or other vegetable dippers.

Crock pot method:
Place above ingredients into crockpot in this order:
1) Spinach and Mushroom Dip
2) sour cream
3) cream cheese
4) shredded cheese
Place lid on crock pot, set on high, and allow cream cheese to soften. Mix well and place lid back on crockpot until dip is heated completely.
Remove lid, turn down to low heat, and serve.


Spinach Rollups

1 packet Spinach and Mushroom Dip
1 c. mayonnaise
1 c. sour cream
3 green onions, chopped
1 c. water chestnuts, chopped & drained
8 oz. bacon, cooked & crumbled
10 large flour tortillas
1 c. (4 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese, mild or sharp

Mix all of the ingredients and spread on the tortillas. Roll the tortillas, cover with plastic wrap, and chill overnight. Slice each roll into 1-inch
pieces. Makes 10 or more servings.


Stuffed Mushroom Appetizers

8 oz. cream cheese
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp. Parmesan Cheese
3/4 tsp. Garlic Onion Dip
20-25 medium size mushrooms (clean and stems removed)

Soften cream cheese. Add Worcestershire Sauce, Garlic Onion Dip and Parmesan Cheese. Mix well until blended. Fill mushrooms with cream
cheese mixture. Place under broiler oven until light brown. Serve immediately.


Hot and Spicy Jalapeno and Corn Dip

2 cans (15-1/4 oz.) whole kernel corn, undrained
1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened to room temp.
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter (the real thing), softened to room temp.
1 packet Mexican Fiesta Dip (dry)

Bring corn to boil in saucepan, drain off all liquid. Mix cream cheese and butter into hot corn, then add packet of Mexican Fiesta Dip. Mix well.
Serve warm in small crock pot, chafing dish, or fondue pot. Serve with tortilla chips or crackers.

Crock pot Method:
Place above ingredients into crock pot in this order:
1. Mexican Fiesta Dip
2. butter
3. cream cheese
4. DRAINED corn
Place lid on crock pot, set on high, and allow butter to melt and cream cheese to soften.  Mix well and place lid back on crock pot until dip is
heated completely. Remove lid, turn down to low heat, and serve.