For a friend's surprise party, I decided to try a new recipe and came up with this crispy bread topped with ham, olives and more. The savory ingredients in this irresistible appetizer blend so well that I'm always asked for the recipe.
—Mary Nichols, Dover, New Hampshire
THE INGREDIENTS for this recipe are so simple and the results so spectacular, I'm always willing to share the secret.
It's actually a variation of a doughnut recipe I made years ago, using refrigerated biscuits. The best part of having this bread is tearing it apart and eating it warm.
-Evelyn Kenney, Hamilton, New Jersey
For a tasty alternative to plain old potato chips, try the crunchy snack Lee Denney of Cushing, Oklahoma created from pasta. "The spices and cheese that coat the fried noodles give them a terrific flavor," she assures. "We love to eat them with soup, sandwiches or in between meals."
My family loves dividing up this super-easy sandwich that's brimming with great spinach and onion flavor. Refrigerated pizza dough shaves minutes off prep time and creates a golden brown crust. The cheesy slices taste terrific warm or cold, so they're great for lunches, picnics or trips. —Mary Nichols
Denver, New Hampshire
"I've worked as a manager of a fast food restaurant for 12 year," relates John Palmer of Cottonwood, California. "At home, I like to cook up different things using everyday ingredients." John gives a buttery loaf of French bread plenty of flavor simply with salad dressing mix and garlic powder.
When I saw the recipe for these pepperoni-filled snacks, I knew my three young daughters would like making them. They're quick and fun to assemble—especially when they work together.—Darlene Sutton, Boise, Idaho
"This cheese-, spinach- and sausage-filled bread is a real crowd-pleaser," assures Suzanne Hansen of Arlington Heights, Illinois. "Tasty slices are great as a snack, served with a bowl of soup or as a fun appetizer at your next pizza party," she suggests.