Hockey Snack Dips

Laurie Crowell, the owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, is not only a store owner, she’s a great cook as we have all witnessed over the years, and she’s also a hockey mom!  If you find yourself watching the Minnesota State Boys Hockey tournament on 45TV, you have to have some snacks to go along with it!

Pimento Cheese Spread

2 C freshly grated extra sharp cheddar cheese
8 oz cream cheese, cut into 1 inch cubes, softened to room temp
4 oz. roasted red peppers (or use pimientos if you don’t care for the fire roasted taste.
2 TB mayonnaise
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
Freshly ground black pepper & kosher salt to taste

Mix all ingredients together, adjust seasonings. Best if left to sit in fridge for a few hours before serving. Serve with crackers, veggies, use as a sandwich spread, burger topper etc.

 

Dill Pickle Dip

4 oz cream cheese, softened
2 C sour cream
1/4 C fresh dill, chopped
2 TB finely chopped red onion
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 C pickles, chopped
1 tsp pickle juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients together. Best if left to sit in fridge for a few hours.

Serve with chips


Penalty Box Punch

48 oz orange juice
12 oz. pineapple juice
12 oz mango or peach juice
24 oz ginger ale

Fresh raspberries and mint for garnish

Serve this over ice for the youngsters and add a little vodka or rum to the adults glass!

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