1.27.2013

A Decadent Game Day Snack {Blue Cheese Chips}

Given my first-born-type-A-perpetual-rule-follower personality traits, I very rarely stray from the precise measurements and ingredients of a recipe.  I’m creative in plenty of other areas of my life, but NOT in my cooking.  So creating this recipe and the fact that it is actually super delish will likely come as a surprise to you and me both.  I’m calling this the marriage of an idea seen on Pinterest and Daddy-O’s divine Gentleman’s Wedge dinner salad.

Amanda’s Blue Cheese Chips
(I put my  name in the recipe because Sister has a recipe called Sister’s Butternut Squash Soup and I’ve always been extraordinarily jealous when the fam says things like “Oh, I can’t wait for Thanksgiving and Sister’s Butternut Squash Soup” or “Sister’s Butternut Squash Soup is the best thing I’ve had in ages.”  Allow me that indulgence, y’all…)

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Blue Cheese Sauce
- 1 cup mayo (I always use Dukes)
- 1 cup sour cream
- 4oz. blue cheese crumbles
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 T. worchestershire sauce


The Rest
- bag of Kettle Chips
- two diced roma tomatoes
- 4 sliced green onions
- 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
- additional blue cheese crumbles (my container had 5 oz. so I had some left)

1. Make the sauce - Mix everything in a bowl, cover and chill. You’ll have enough left over for a salad or a second batch of chips!
2. Preheat your oven to 300.
3. Line a pan with foil.  Dump your bag of chips on the pan.  Drizzle with blue cheese sauce.
4. Bake for 5-10 minutes or until chips and sauce is warm.
5. Top with tomatoes, green onions, bacon and additional cheese crumbles.
6. Stand back as your friends ooh and ahh and the chips disappear while quietly being super proud of your accomplishment.

Enjoy!!
xoxo

22 comments:

Laurie said...

YUM! I can feel the calories creeping on just reading this.

Anonymous said...

GO AMANDA! Sounds super delish... You fully deserve to name it yourself!
Mikki

Arlene Grimm said...

Looks yummo!! Just pinned it to my Pinterest Appetizer board!

Sassy Girl said...

Being a true Southern girl, I always use Duke's Mayo as well...however, finding it in Chicago took many hours of searching, but it certainly worth all the effort. C

Anonymous said...

sounds delish! our little family of 5 always has our own super bowl party with our favorite appetizers as we lounge in our pj's all day. i think this little number will make the menu!

on another note, any word from the paula deen camp???? they'd be super silly not to choose you :)

~ab

Coastal Cottage Dreams said...

This sounds delicious, will be making for Super Bowl.

Dotti said...

Dearest,
You are a wonderful cook, even if you do follow recipes! And you are my go-to advisor for selecting the very best ones from South Living, Cooking Light, etc. And you can be sure we will be saying, "We just can't wait for some of Amanda's Blue Cheese Chips!"Marme

Shannon @ A Cozy Place Called Home said...

I can hardly wait to try "Amanda's Blue Cheese Chips"! I think you might have a winner there. I love the tangy taste of blue cheese so I am sure your chips would be great.

Lobster Meets Peach said...

Looks yummy! I will definitely make these the next time we have a big crowd:) Dukes and all;)

Kelli said...

This looks wonderful! May have to make it next Sunday!

lynn cockrell said...

This looks delicious!

Diana said...

This looks soooo good! Can't wait to try it out for the big game. Thanks so much.

Gypsy Heart said...

Sounds delish! Thanks for sharing ~

xo
Pat

Dixie Delights said...

No word from Paula Deen :-(

Natasha SerenityYou said...

would love it if you could share this on my link party

Natasha @ www.serenityyou.com

Anonymous said...

Only you could find a chic' football platter. LHG

The Quiet Mom said...

Yum, this looks sooo good!

Hopping by and following your lovely blog's Pinterest. I blog for health: Lipoid Pneumonia, Breast Cancer & Petroleum Jelly

Anonymous said...

Making Amanda's Blue Cheese Chips today for the big game. And you will be happy to know that I put that exact title on the dish's placecard, too :)

Andie said...

we have a restaurant here that makes those called Bistro Byronz and they are always DIVINE!~ Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Cara Peace said...

I made these for the Super Bowl and they were amazing! I used gorgonzola instead of straight blue cheese but the entire pan was gone! Can't wait to make them again!

Hunter said...

Amazing ! This is cool!

Victor said...

This is cool!

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