Super Bowl Snacks: Bacon Pickle Spears, Slow Cooker Bean Dip, Spicy Italian Crescent Ring

No matter which team you are backing, everyone is on team food.

If you need a few ideas for Super Bowl Sunday, check these out!

Bacon wrapped pickle spears

Preheat oven to 425

Wrap each pick spear in bacon

Place on baking sheet, seam side down

Bake until crispy for 12-15 minutes, turning if needed

Serve warm or at room temperature with ranch

Slow Cooker Bean Dip 

Store bought bean dip

Queso

Chopped tomatoes

Jalepenos

Spicy Italian Crescent Ring

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 8 slices provolone cheese, halved
  • 1/4 lb deli sliced ham
  • 1/2 cup roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), drained, patted dry
  • 1/3 lb deli sliced hot salami
  • 1/4 lb deli sliced capocollo or prosciutto
  • 1/2 cup hot pepper rings (from a jar), drained, patted dry
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick cooking sheet).

Unroll both cans of dough; separate into 16 triangles.

On ungreased large cookie sheet, arrange triangles in ring so short sides of triangles form a 5-inch circle in center. Dough will overlap. Dough ring should look like the sun.

Place 8 cheese halves on the half of each triangle closest to center of ring. Top with ham. Top with roasted red bell peppers, salami and capocollo slices over ham. Arrange pepper rings over top. Cover with remaining 8 cheese halves.

Bring each dough triangle up over filling, tucking dough under bottom layer of dough to secure it. Repeat around ring until entire filling is enclosed (some filling might show a little). Sprinkle with black pepper.

Bake 23 to 28 minutes or until dough is golden brown and thoroughly baked. Cool 5 to 10 minutes before cutting into serving slices.

  • To drain the roasted red bell peppers thoroughly, use a fine mesh strainer, then place on a few paper towels to absorb any extra moisture.
  • If you don’t like it spicy, switch out the deli meats for a milder flavor, and swap in some ripe olives instead of the hot pepper rings.
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