These Buffalo and Blue cheese Lil Smokies are a delicious and easy appetizer recipe. They make a delicious snack for the big game or any family / friend gathering!

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lil Smokies:

I would be lying if I told you I love watching the Superbowl. Sports have never been my thing. However, I am actually a fan of Superbowl Sunday. Growing up, my aunt would host a big party. Nowadays, my brother typically throws some sort of get-together.

Because of this, the Superbowl has always been an occasion to hang out with family and friends (some of whom I haven’t seen since the holidays). Plus, there is the added benefit of tons of delicious food including lil smokies!

What Are Lil Smokies?:

Over the years, I’ve come to love the game-day staples such as wings, potato chips, dips of every kind, and of course, Lit’l Smokies. To me, those bites of goodness are essential to complete the party food round-up. In the past, I’ve wrapped them in bacon and simmered them in a delicious sauce in a slow cooker, but this year I wanted to try something a little different.

So, I decided to combine them with two of my favorite things: buffalo sauce and blue cheese.

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Let me tell you, it’s a winning combination!

How to make Lil Smokies:

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

If you’re anything like me and like blue cheese and buffalo sauce together, these are going to be magic in your mouth. I also love how easy these are to prepare. It will certainly make your game day entertaining a breeze.

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Does melted cheese make anyone else instantly start salivating?

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lil Smokies Dip:

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies

Here's what you'll need:
1 package Hillshire Farm Lit'l Smokies
1 can (8 oz.) crescent rolls
1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles

Buffalo Dipping Sauce
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
6 tablespoons buffalo wing sauce
4 tablespoons blue cheese crumbles

Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F.

Open the can of crescent rolls. Using the perforations on the dough, divide into 8 triangles. Cut each triangle, lengthwise, into three pieces.

On the larger end of the triangle place a Lit'l Smokie and add a little of the blue cheese crumbles to either side. Carefully roll up the dough around the Lit'l Smokie and the blue cheese crumbles. Then, place them on a cookie sheet about 1 inch apart.

Bake 15 -18 minutes until golden brown.

For the Buffalo Dipping Sauce, combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Whisk until smooth and well blended.

Print

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Delicious, right? I told you!

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Okay, now I’m warning you. This is where things are going to get a little weird. A really good weird, though. Remember how our parents told us not to play with our food? Well, today I’m throwing that advice right out of the window.

As you probably figured out, I don’t actually watch the Superbowl, except for the halftime show. (And the commercials, you gotta love the commercials!) Anyway, this year Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be taking the stage (a far cry from last year’s Beyonce, but I’ll take it).

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Over in my humble kitchen, however, IBC and the Lit’l Smokies will be taking the stage.

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

Yes, I created this adorable mini-band out of Lil Smokies and crescent rolls.

I’m all about the finishing details when it comes to entertaining and I’m pretty sure my little edible band will make quite the impression. What do you think?

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

As you can see, I made a tiny microphone out of sliced carrots and toothpicks. I even crafted a guitar. Plus, some paper straws, bakers twine, and washi tape make a banner for the stage. Too cute, right? I should point out that one of the band members is none other than Jabba the Hutt. He plays a mean guitar.

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

It’s all about the presentation, isn’t it?

Like this recipe? You’ll love these appetizers too:

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Lit'l Smokies | Inspired by Charm

All right folks, I think that’s it for today. I hope you enjoyed this easy and delicious Lil Smokies recipes!

What’s your favorite game day snack? Want more? Check out my FAVORITE Game Day appetizer recipes here.

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, blue cheese, buffalo, game day, lil smokies, snack
These Buffalo and Blue cheese Lil Smokies are a delicious and easy appetizer recipe. They make a delicious snack for the big game or any family / friend gathering!

Ingredients

  • 1 package Hillshire Farm Lil Smokies
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crescent rolls
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
Buffalo Dipping Sauce
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 6 tablespoons buffalo wing sauce
  • 4 tablespoons blue cheese crumbles

Instructions

  • Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Open the can of crescent rolls. Using the perforations on the dough, divide into 8 triangles. Cut each triangle, lengthwise, into three pieces.
  • On the larger end of the triangle place a Lil Smokie and add a little of the blue cheese crumbles to either side. Carefully roll up the dough around the Lit'l Smokie and the blue cheese crumbles. Then, place them on a cookie sheet about 1 inch apart.
  • Bake 15 -18 minutes until golden brown.
  • For the Buffalo Dipping Sauce, combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Whisk until smooth and well blended.

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As I mentioned earlier this week, my overall diet for the summer has been downright terrible. Because of this, I’m now convinced that diet really does affect a person’s mood. A diet heavy on sweets, carbs, and a few beers here and there has left me feeling so tired and sluggish. This week when I went grocery shopping I filled my cart with fruits, veggies, yogurt, almonds, and lots of other healthy goodies!

That means I’ve been eating lots of salads, oatmeal for breakfast, and snacking on fruits. I’ve also been drinking a lot more water. And you know what, I’m already feeling more energized and focused. It’s actually pretty amazing. I wanted to share my Tuesday night dinner with you as I was really pleased with the way it turned out. I think it would make an awesome main course for a small get together. I’m calling it a Veggie Wedgie Salad.

Veggie Wedgie Salad | Inspired by Charm

Fair warning, this is one of those no-recipe recipes. I’ll share what I did, but feel free to mix it up and serve it any way you like. I think the real trick here is the presentation.

Veggie Wedgie Salad | Inspired by Charm

Veggie Wedgie Salad

Here’s what you’ll need for one salad:

1 head of romaine lettuce, cut in half
1 cup vegetables, diced
1/2 cup chicken, diced
2 tablespoons blue cheese crumbles
1/4 cup croutons
2 tablespoons light blue cheese dressing

Let’s get cooking:

Lay the halved head of romaine lettuce on a plate. Sprinkle with diced vegetable, chicken, cheese, and croutons. Then drizzle with blue cheese dressing.

That’s it!

Veggie Wedgie Salad | Inspired by Charm

You can use whatever vegetables you love. For this particular salad, I used cherry tomatoes, corn, carrots, green olives, and red onion. I highly recommend this combination. What I particularly love is that all the veggies are diced into small pieces. This way, when you are eating the salad you are able to get a little bit of everything in one bite. It takes a little more time to prepare, but it is totally worth it. I learned that little trick from my grandparents.

Veggie Wedgie Salad | Inspired by Charm

I also decided to use those slate boards I got a while back. With things set slightly off center, it’s such a unique way to present the salad. Plus, there is room for your flatware!

Give it a try and let me know what you think. What combination of ingredients do you like on your salad?

 

Inspired By Charm

As I mentioned earlier this week, my overall diet for the summer has been downright terrible. Because of this, I’m now convinced that diet really does affect a person’s mood. A diet heavy on sweets, carbs, and a few beers here and there has left me feeling so tired and sluggish. This week when I […]




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