Great party dips & cheesy bread sticks
Make these quick and easy cheesy bread sticks and dips for any party.

Peanut butter dip

  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • ¼ cup brown sugar or apple juice
  1. Beat the peanut butter until smooth then add the cream cheese and beat together again until smooth.
  2. Add the sugar or apple juice and mix until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Smooth bean dip

  • 1 can butter beans
  • 1 handful peas
  • 1 handful sweetcorn
  • 1 handful fresh herbs, like basil
  • Drop of olive oil
  1. Cook the beans, peas and sweetcorn in boiling water until soft.
  2. Blend along with the herbs and olive oil until smooth.

Cheesy bread sticks

  • 250g puff pastry sheet
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten with 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan, grated
  • 1 tsp paprika (optional)
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C and cover two baking sheets with baking paper.
  2. Unfold the puff pastry on a lightly floured surface and use a rolling pin to roll it out to a 30cm square. Brush this with the egg mixture.
  3. Sprinkle the cheese and paprika over this evenly and press down gently so it adheres to the pastry.
  4. Cut the pastry into 24 1cm-strips and place these on the baking sheets, seasoned side up.
  5. Twist each strip twice to make a spiral. Bake in the oven for about 18 minutes or until browned.

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