Thursday, December 23, 2010

Something Savory for Santa-Pretzel Dip!

Merry Christmas everyone! I wanted to wish you all lots of love and laughter this Christmas! We might see some snow flurries here in Philly, Woo Hoo-that's always fun!

For my Personal PIGskin Challenge this week I'm making Pretzel Dip, also called Beer Dip but I don't understand that, it has such a small amount of beer in it and that flavor is not prominent at all.
Pretzel Dip-from Taste of Home
(2) 8oz cream cheese, softened
1/3 C beer or non-alcoholic beer (I really think you could use milk if you want to)
1 envelope Ranch Salad Dressing mix
2 C (8oz) shredded cheddar cheese
In a large bowl beat the cream cheese, beer and dressing until smooth. Stir in cheddar cheese.
Serve with pretzels, refrigerate left overs.

-I really like this folks, it's very tasty! I will make it again.
-Would be great with crackers or veggies too.
-The only problem I see... it's addicting!
-Oh, and you don't need the Christmas shaped pretzels, but they sure are fun!
-PS, day two... I just pulled the left overs out of the fridge, no doubt about it, this dip, the hoagie dip and the dried beef dip are my absolute favorites!

Beverly asked what our Christmas plans are, I'll be making a ham dinner (ssshhhh, I know, I know!!!) and my family will be coming over. I'm crossing my fingers and hoping Santa can add one more thing to his list and one of the local networks will pick up the Cards/Cowboys game Christmas night!

So, from Earl, Pudge, Pinky and the rest of the Philly Barnyard-
 Happy Holidays-Eat much, stay safe and play nice:@)
Thanks for stopping by, it means a lot to me-Have A Happy Day!

I'm joining:
Favorite Things Friday


  1. Tat dip sounds really good. I will leave the making to you, but sure am willing to help eat it.

  2. "Oh No Lynn", did Earl agree with your Christmas Dinner??? You could always tell him it's "Turkey Ham"!!! Love your dip recipe and I agree on skipping the beer and adding milk, YUMMY!
    Holiday Hugs to you and yours!!!

  3. Oh the dip sounds yummy! I'm going to write this down and try it. Love the tree shaped pretzels. Thanks for joining JFF and I love you milk glass plate and cup! Merry Christmas! (I hope you get your wish for your football game). Hugs, Linda

  4. Now that sounds so good! We may have snow here in Georgia, too! Wishing a wonderful Christmas filled with peace, joy and love to you and your family!...hugs...Debbie

  5. Yum, indeed--I'm printing your recipe to fix for my boys--they will love it! You must be a really great cook! Thanks for sharing.

  6. Lynn, wishing you and all of you loved ones a very Merry Christmas.

  7. Dip sounds good! Love the festive pretzels!

    Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

  8. Oooh, Lynn this sounds so yummy! The tree pretzels are so fun. I hope you, your family and the critters have a great holiday. La

  9. Gob Bless you dear Lynn. Merry Christmas and thank you for being a friend!!!

    Much love,
    Susan and Bentley

  10. This sounds yummy and those pretzels are cute. I've never seen Christmas shaped pretzels before. Merry Christmas!~Ames

  11. Hi, Lynn,
    What a cute little pig in the Santa hat. The dip sounds really good. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas, too. (Funny about the "ham") :)

  12. Wishing you a Merry Christmas, Lynn!


  13. Sending Merry Christmas blessings and Happy New Year wishes from Frog Hollow Farm. What a yummy post! Ciao, bella!

  14. Dear Lynn,
    merry Christmas.
    Greetings, Johanna

  15. Yum! We have lots of snow here and more on the way today. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

  16. That dip sounds so good. Another bookmarked goodie. Have a very Merry Christmas and fun day with family and friends.

  17. Sounds delish!

    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  18. Yippeee! Another great dip recipe. Hope your Christmas and following days are filled with the Merriment and Love that sharing this special time of the year brings!

  19. Happy Holidays to you.The pretzel dip looks really good.


  20. The dip does sound yummy and addicting!! Merry Christmas! Wishing you the best!!

  21. Wonderful looking dip! Delicious!

  22. Hello Lynn, a ham dinner. Mmmmmm. I will keep this info as quiet as I can. Smile
    Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year to you and yours.
    Christmas love, Jeanne

  23. So cute, love the post this week. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Char

  24. This sounds great Lynn.. My hubs and his gang are always looking for new dips to try on card night..
    thanks for sharing this..

    Holiday Hugs

  25. Ham????? Oh NO! I must have read it wrong! Giggle!
    Your dip sounds delish....I think I will try it for New Years....
    I hope you had a very Merry Christmas!


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