Dec 3, 2010

Quick Appetizers

Here are a handful of links to some quick and easy appetizers:

This site has appetizers broken down by category, Not to be missed Great appetizers

As I come across more appetizers I will post them. Sorry for the late start yesterday, computer problems.

Spiced Nuts


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 1/8 teaspoon clove
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups nuts (combination of almonds, cashews, pecans, walnuts) What ever you like.


Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
  1. Select power high.
  2. In a 2 quart microwave safe dish combine sugar, water and spices.
  3. Heat 1 to 1 1/2 minutes til sugar is melted.
  4. Stir in nuts.
  5. Place nuts on a microwave safe plate heat on high for 3 1/2 minutes or until syrupy.
  6.  Be careful to spread the nut mixture evenly on the plate and watch closely not to burn.
  7.  Place nuts on wax paper to cool completely.
  8. Break into pieces store in air tight container.

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