Quick and Easy Party Snacks

'Spicy' Beef Dip


1 lb. hamburger

1/2 cup diced onion

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

8 oz. can tomato sauce

1 T brown sugar

3/4 tsp. ground oregano

1/4 cup ketchup

8 oz. pkg cream cheese- softened

1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese


Combine and cook the beef, onion and garlic powder until browned. Drain off excess grease. Stir in tomato sauce, oregano, brown sugar and ketchup. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in creame cheese and parmesan cheese. Remove from heat. Enjoy with tortilla chips. Also excellen over a baked potato.

Seasoned Pretzels


16 oz. bag of pretzels-sticks or twists

1 tsp. cayenne pepper

1 tsp. lemon pepper

1 1/2 tsp. garlic salt

1 pkg. dry ranch dressing mix

2/3 cup oil


Mix all seasonings with the oil. Place all the pretzels in a large zip lock bag. Add the oil mixture, shake, serve and enjoy!