Recipes - Dips

Cajun Layered Bean Dip

   Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Thunderbird Ranch Cajun Dip Mix
  • 1 8 oz. Sour cream
  • 1 can refried beans (16 oz)
  • 1 small can (4 oz) drained & diced green chilies
  • 1 cup drained & diced black olives
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheese (cheddar or pepper jack)

   Directions

  • Spread beans on a platter (10 inch)
  • Blend sour cream and Thunderbird Ranch Cajun Dip Mix and spread over beans.
  • Layer remaining ingredients.

 Serve with tortilla chips

 Serves approximately 8-10 servings

Fiesta Cajun Cheese Dip

   Ingredients

  • 2 cans Fiesta Cheese Soup
  • 16 oz. sour cream
  • 1 pkg. Thunderbird Ranch Cajun Dip Mix
  • 1/4 cup milk

   Directions

  • Blend all ingredients together
  • Microwave until hot or put in small crock pot
  • Serve with tortilla chips
Frozen Fruit Dip Salad

   Ingredients

  • 8 oz. softened cream cheese
  • Thunderbird Ranch Fruit Dip Mix
  • 1 can (11 oz) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 8 oz. Cool Whip

   Directions

  • Beat Fruit Dip Mix with softened cream cheese until fluffy
  • Set aside 16 oranges for garnish
  • Add the pineapple and pecans to cream cheese mixture.
  • Fold in whipped topping and remaining orange segments
  • Fold Into 9x9 dish and score portions
  • Garnish each portion with reserved orange segments and maraschino cherries
  • Freeze until firm (cover with wrap)
  • Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving

Yields: 12-16 servings

Fruit Dip Smoothie

   Ingredients

  • 2 Cups vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt
  • 2 Tbls Fruit Dip Mix
  • 1 Cup milk or Vanilla Soy Milk
  • 1 Cup crushed ice

   Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth
  • Serve immediately

Serves 2 to 3

Tip: Add 1 to 2 cups fresh or frozen fruit (bananas, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.)

Garlic N’ Chive Potato Skins

   Ingredients

  • 1 Packet Thunderbird Ranch Garlic N’ Chive Dip Mix
  • 4 North Dakota Russet Potatoes (baked and halved)
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup Cheddar cheese, shredded

   Directions

  • Scoop out baked potatoes and combine with sour cream and dip mix. Fill skins with mixture. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake 12-15 minutes at 375° F.

Makes 8 servings.

Light N'Fruity Frosting

   Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Thunderbird Ranch Fruit dip - your choice
  • 1 12oz-16oz container of Cool Whip

   Directions

  • Mix the fruit dip and the Cool Whip together until well blended
  • Frost cake with mixture
  • Refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour for frosting to set up before serving
  • Refrigerate any leftovers
Prairie Berry Pie

   Ingredients

  • 1 graham cracker pie crust (8")
  • Prairie Berry Mix
  • 8 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 8 oz. Cool Whip

   Directions

  • Combine Prairie Berry Mix with softened cream cheese until blended
  • Fold in Cool Whip (blend)
  • Pour into graham cracker pie crust
  • Chill for 2 hours

Tip: Top with fresh fruit if desired.

Tasty Whipped Topping

   Ingredients

  • 1/2 Pkg. Thunderbird Ranch Fruit Dip/Cheese ball
  • 1 8oz container Cool-Whip

   Directions

  • Thaw Cool Whip completely
  • Add fruit dip and mix well
  • Dollop on your favorite pie, cake, or Thunderbird Ranch's No Flour/No Foolin' Gluten Free Angel Food Cake.
  • Enjoy!

Tasty Whipped Topping can also be used for dressing up your fruit salads.

Thunderbird Ranch Pinwheels

   Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Thunderbird Ranch Dressing Mix
  • 12 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 oz. Sour cream
  • 4 (12-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • ½ cup sliced black olives (drained)
  • 1 small can (4 oz.) diced green chilies (drained)1 4 oz. Jar diced pimientos (drained)

   Directions

  • Mix first three ingredients and spread on tortillas.
  • Blot vegetables dry on paper towels.
  • Equally sprinkle on shredded cheese and chopped vegetables.
  • Roll tortilla tightly and chill for at least 2 hours.
  • Cut rolls into 1-inch pieces.

Serve on platter.

Makes approximately 3 dozen