SCORE BIG WITH THESE PARTY POPPERS

Are you ready for some football?! Actually, are you ready for all your friends to rush your house for the biggest game of the season next Sunday? We’re here to help you kick off your game day celebration with G+LaR’s CHEESY PEPPER POPPERS. {say that 3 times fast ~ GO!} You’ll be scoring all the points this Super Bowl by whipping up these must-have snacks. Everyone loves cornbread and with the punch of jalapeno’s, these cheesy mini muffins are sure to be the first platter cleared!

CHEESY PEPPER POPPERS

Spicy, cheesy and DELISH!

Spicy, cheesy and DELISH!

TOOLS :: Mini muffin pan
EXTRAS :: Serving platter or basket, cooking spray
INGREDIENTS ::
1 box Jiffy Corn Bread mix
1 egg
¼ cup melted butter
2 Tbsp canned diced Jalapeno peppers {drain well}
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

 HOW TO MAKE IT ::

  • Pour muffin mix into large bowl for mixing
  • Add egg and melted butter into bowl, stirring to combine
  • Add remaining ingredients ~ milk, jalapenos and shredded cheese
  • Fold to combine ~ your mixture will be thick!
  • Grease mini muffin tin with cooking spray
  • Using a spoon, scoop mixture into muffin tin, filling compartment halfway
  • BAKE at 375 for 15-20 minutes, or until Poppers are golden brown

NOTE #1 ::
This recipe yields about 24 mini muffins, depending on the size of your exact muffin tin. For a larger crowd, we recommend doubling the recipe. These POPPERS go fast, so more is better!

THE BEEHIVE

This is one of those simple, 3-ingredient cocktail wonders. Perfect for a holiday gathering with friends, it’s so simple you won’t be stuck behind your home bar clanking bottles after bottles of liquor just trying to please your guests. Oh no…this one is simple, delish and beautiful all at the same time.

the-beehive

THE BEE HIVE

Tools: Cocktail shaker and strainer
Glass: Coupe or Martini
Extras: Thinly sliced fresh pears for garnish

Servings: 2 cocktails

Ingredients:
4 oz. Pear flavored vodka (Grey Goose LaPoire or Absolut PEARS are both great)
2 oz. Honey Syrup (honey-to-water ratio = 1:1)
2 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice

How to Make It:
Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add all liquid ingredients. Shake it like you mean it! Strain into coupe or martini glasses. Garnish with pear fan.