Cookin' Time With H-E-B: Easy holiday party appetizers

Here are some yummy recipes from the kitchens of H-E-B that you saw featured on KPRC2 News Midday.

Raspberry Cheeseball


12 oz Robert's Reserve Raspberry Chipotle
8 oz H-E-B Cream Cheese
1/2 cup(s) H-E-B mayo
8 oz H-E-B Mozzarella shredded
1 cup(s) H-E-B Pecans
1/4 cup(s) Red onions, chopped, chopped
1/4 cup(s) Parsley,chopped


1) Using an electric mixer, mix the cream cheese and mayo together.

2) Stir the cheese, 1/2 cup Raspberry chipotle,1/2 cup pecans and red onions into the cream

3) Shape into a ball and wrap in saran wrap. chill 1 hour.

4) Mix the remaining pecans and parsley in a bowl. Roll the chilled cheese ball in the mixture,
covering it completely.

5) Extra raspberry chipotle can be poured over the cheese ball if desired

Hot Onion Bacon Dip


16 oz H-E-B Sour Cream
1/4 cup(s) Robert's Reserve Onions Blossom Horseradish Dip
6 H-E-B Thick Cut Bacon
1 cup(s) Sharp Cheddar Cheese


1) Preheat oven to 350F.

2) Mix the sour cream, bacon, cheese and onion blossom together.

3) Place in a medium-size baking dish and bake for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Southwest Baked Crab Croissants


8 oz Crab Claw meat
1/2 cup(s) Robert's Reserve Southwest Dip
8 oz H-E-B Cream Cheese
7 oz H-E-B Mild Pico De Gallo
1 Pillsbury Crescent Rolls


1) Remove cream cheese from foil and mix with southwest dip in a mixer.

2) Add the Pico de Gallo, and crab meat to the bowl and mix until just combined.

3) Unroll the crescent rolls and pinch seams together.

4) Cut crescents into 2 x2 squares and place a spoonful of crab dip in the middle of each

5) Fold opposite corners towards the middle to form a diamond. Place on baking sheet.

6) Bake for 12-17 minutes or until the crescents are golden brown.