Bean Pot Appetizers

 Buffalo Chicken Dip
2 large cans chicken breast all white meat
1 bottle of ranch dressing
2 pk of cream cheese
1 cup Franks Red Hot
1 8oz bag of shredded cheddar cheese

Soften cream cheese and mix together with ranch dressing until smooth.
Add the hot sauce mix well. Drain the cans of chicken and break up with fork in can.
Stir in the chicken and the cheddar cheese. Add mix to bean pot.
Bake uncovered at 350 for about 45 mins to an hour.
Remove from oven place in bean pot basket and take to your party or picnic! Serve with tortilla chips. The advantage of the bean pot is your dip stays nice and warm!
Roasted Red Pepper Dip
1-7 oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained & sliced
3/4 lb. shredded Monterey Jack Cheese (pepper jack will add some "kick.")
1-8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1 cup mayonnaise
1 T minced onion
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 T prepared Dijon-style mustard

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix together the roasted red peppers, Monterey Jack Cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, onion, garlic and mustard.
Bake in a bean pot uncovered for 20 minutes until bubbly and lightly browned.
Serve warn with various colored tortilla chips.
Gringo Dip
16 ounces Philadelphia Cream cheese
1/2 pint heavy whipping cream
2 cans diced tomatoes
1/4 cup jalapeno, fresh or pickled, diced
8 ounces frozen chopped spinach
4 chicken bouillon cubes
8 ounces Velveeta cheese
1/2 cup milk
1/2 onion, diced fine

Mix all ingredients in the Bean Pot.
Microwave for 3 minutes. Stir.
Microwave for an additional 2 minutes and stir.
Repeat as necessary until the dip is completely melted and hot.
Serve with tortilla chips or raw veggies.
Artichoke Dip
1 can chopped artichoke hearts
1 cup Mayo
1 cup Parmesan Cheese
Chop artichoke hearts in food processor.
Add artichokes, mayo, and Parmesan to Bean Pot.
Mix well and place in oven.
Cook with lid on @ 350 for 20 to 30 minutes.
Remove from oven, remove lid and serve with tortilla chips!
Game Day Meatballs
1 bag frozen meatballs,
1 jar chili sauce,
1 package onion soup mix, 
1 can of coke.
Bake @350 until done ( depending on how frozen the meatballs are.)
This also works great with a roast for BBQ Beef or Pork, and  cook those for about 5 hours.
Barbecued Meatballs
1-1/2 cups Chili sauce;
1 cup grape jelly;
3 tsp brown mustard.
Mix in Bean Pot.

1-lb. Ground beef,
1 egg,
3 TBSP bread crumbs,
1/2 tsp salt.
Mix & shape into 30 balls.
Place meatballs in large microwaveable dish and microwave until cooked through.
Drain & place in Bean Pot.

Slow cook at 250 F for 5 to 6 hrs. For snacks, shape into mini-meatballs.

Chili Con Queso
1 lb. Velveeta Cheese, melted
1 (15 oz.) can Chili with Beans
1 (4 oz.) can Green Chile's, chopped
1 medium Onion, finely chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix all ingredients and bake in BEAN POT for 35 minutes.
Serve with chips.