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Halloween doom dip

By Staff Report -   Oct 25, 2007

Makes: 15 servings

Ingredients: 1 15-ounce can Hormel Chili With Beans, 1 pound pasteurized process cheese spread, such as Velveeta, cut up, 1 10-ounce can diced tomatoes with green chilies

Instructions: Mix chili, cheese and tomatoes in 2-quart microwave-safe bowl.  Microwave on high 5 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring after 3 minutes. Transfer to cauldron, fondue pot or chafing dish. Surround with chips or crackers.

For bat garnish: Open and flatten a red or green pepper. Trace the outline of a spread-winged bat 4 to 5 inches across. Cut bat shape from the pepper. Float pepper bat atop hot dip.

For the skeleton cheese stick: Cut American cheese slice into shape of skeleton head. Cut stuffed olive in half; push each half into skeleton head as eyeballs.

Thread skeleton head on wooden skewer.

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