Thanksgiving Tea Recipes


Yes, we’ve taken all of your Thanksgiving favorite foods and turned them into bite size appetizers for our Thanksgiving Tea.


Artichoke and Spinach Tarts

Makes 12 tarts



12 mini phyllo shells (available in your grocer’s frozen food section)

1 cup Swiss cheese, finely shredded

1 packet Tastefully Simple® Artichoke & Spinach Warm Dip Mix*

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup creamed spinach, thawed



Preheat oven to 350°F.   Place mini phyllo shells 2 inches apart on baking tray. Sprinkle a small amount of shredded Swiss cheese into the bottom on each shell.  In a medium mixing bowl, thoroughly combine Tastefully Simple® Artichoke & Spinach Warm Dip Mix, softened cream cheese, remaining Swiss cheese and creamed spinach. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of filling into each shell and bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve immediately.


* Tastefully Simple® Artichoke & Spinach Warm Dip Mix is available online.




Cornbread Stuffing Balls

Makes 12 stuffing balls



1 cup butter or margarine

1 cup celery, finely diced

1 cup onion, finely diced

1 3/4 cups chicken broth

1 box (12 ounces) corn bread stuffing mix

1 egg, beaten



Preheat oven to 350°F.  Spray cupcake pan with non-stick spray.  In large sauce pan, melt butter; add celery and onion and sauté until translucent. Remove from heat. Add chicken broth and stuffing and stir. Add a beaten egg and mix thoroughly.  Using a large scoop (3 tablespoons), form round balls and drop into greased cupcake pan. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes, uncover last 10 minutes for a crispier top. Serve immediately.




Turkey Cranberry Roll-Ups

Makes approximately 28 slices




1/2 cup whole berry cranberry sauce, slightly mashed

1/4 cup finely chopped pecans

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

1/8 teaspoon poultry seasoning



4 (8-inch) flour tortillas

4 large romaine lettuce leaves

4 slices provolone cheese

8 ounces thinly sliced deli turkey

In small bowl, stir together all sauce ingredients; set aside.



To assemble roll-ups: Place 1 flour tortilla on cutting board. Top with lettuce leaf, 1 slice cheese, and 2 ounces turkey. Spread about 2 tablespoons of sauce down center of turkey slices.  Starting on one side, carefully roll-up tortilla; wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Repeat with remaining tortillas and ingredients. Place roll-ups in refrigerator for at least 1 hour to set.  Remove from refrigerator, unwrap, cut off uneven ends and slice remaining roll in 3/4 inch slices and serve.



Our Cranberry Orange Scones and Pumpkin Pie were purchased from the market.



Happy Thanksgiving!