Recipes To Kick Off Your Fourth Festivities

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Stuffed Jalapeno Firecrackers

What You’ll Need

-12 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise

-1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened

-Cajun seasoning, or to taste

-12 slices jalapeno bacon, cut in half

-Toothpicks

 

 

Fruit Skewers & Yogurt Dip

What You’ll Need

-2 cups fat-free Greek yogurt

-Dash of cinnamon

-2 tbsp orange liqueur

-¼-1/2 cup honey

-Fruit of choice

-Skewers

 

 

Cucumber-Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

What You’ll Need

-24 cherry tomatoes

-1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened

-2 tablespoons mayonnaise

-¼ cup finely chopped peeled cucumber

-1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion

-2 teaspoons minced fresh dill

 

 

Grilled Asparagus Wraps

What You’ll Need

-16 fresh asparagus spears

-4 slices prosciutto ham

-2 slices provolone cheese

-2 tablespoons lemon pepper

-2 tablespoons garlic powder

-¼ cup balsamic vinegar

-Toothpicks

 

 

Cool Cucumber Salsa

What You’ll Need

-4 large cucumbers, diced

-6 vine ripe tomatoes, diced

-1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped

-1 medium red onion diced

-1 diced jalapeno

-½ up rice wine vinegar

-1 packet dry ranch dressing

-Salt and pepper, to taste