Saturday, January 12, 2019

Fun recipes for your Colts Playoff Party!



So here’s the deal — the Colts started the season 1-5.

1 and 5 for crying out loud!

If you would have told me  at the beginning of the season that they would not only make the playoffs but win their first game, I would have said no way Jose. Fat chance.

But here we are!

That being said, there’s plenty of reason to celebrate. Even though it’s not the Super Bowl, you better believe there will be plenty of viewing parties across the state. So I wanted to create some easy recipes that you could quickly whip up before friends come over.


Colts Horseshoe Dip
Ingredients
  • Blue Corn Tortilla Chips
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Challenge cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 Tablespoon dill
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
Directions
For the dip
  1. Beat cream cheese with mixer until smooth
  2. Add sour cream and mix again until smooth
  3. Add minced onion, dill, and garlic powder and mix
  4. Serve in your favorite bowl
To create the horseshoe shape
  1. Print this Colts horseshoe stencil (make sure it's not too big for your bowl before printing)
  2. Cut out the horseshoe shape to create a stencil
  3. Lay the stencil on top of your dip
  4. Smash some blue tortilla chips into crumbs and sprinkle over stencil so they fill horseshoe shape completely
  5. Remove stencil

Horseshoe Marshmallow Treats
Ingredients
  • 6 Tablespoons Challenge butter
  • 1 (10-ounce) bag marshmallows
  • 6 cups Cap'n Crunch Oops All Berries cereal
Directions
  1. Melt butter over medium low heat in large sauce pan.
  2. Add in marshmallows and stir together until it’s all melted.
  3. Add cereal and stir until it’s completely coated.
  4. Place bowl in center of giant cookie pan (I use one that is 12 inches in diameter)
  5. Dump cereal into pan, molding it around bowl in the center so it becomes the shape of a horseshoe
  6. Allow to set for about 10 minutes before serving

Bleed Blue Candy Popcorn
Ingredients
  • 12 cups popped popcorn (you can buy the already-popped variety at the store or make it yourself)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 2 Tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Blue food coloring
Directions
  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine sugar, milk, corn syrup and salt.
  2. Cook mixture over medium heat until it reaches a low boil and the temperature hits 230 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Stir in vanilla extract and once the bubbles settle down, add in the blue food coloring. The color appears darker in the saucepan than it does on the popcorn, so go a few shades darker to achieve the color you want.
  4. Working quickly, pour the sugar syrup over the bowl of popcorn and use a spatula to fold and stir the syrup over the popcorn gently to coat.
  5. Spread the coated popcorn onto a large piece of wax paper to cool and dry.

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