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“These sound strange, but I've never had anyone try them who didn't say they were great. I host football parties every Sunday and always like to have a tray of finger foods that are bite size, and this is one I use often because its so easy and good.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
16 munchies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 whole pickles (I prefer Claussen)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (give or take, I don't measure, softened works best)
  • 4 slices deli ham (I prefer Domestic Ham, have it sliced medium-thick)
  • garlic powder for sprinkling if you prefer savory
  • sugar or peanut butter, to mix into the creme cheese if you prefer sweet

Directions

  1. Dry off pickles with paper towel.
  2. Using a knife, spread the creme cheese all around the pickles.
  3. Lie pickles at long end of ham and roll up just to get one layer around pickle.
  4. Slice pickles about 1 inch thick.
  5. You can insert toothpicks for easy serving.
  6. Serve at room temperature -- they are better once the creme cheese is soft and melds into the pickle.

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