(Family Features) - With the holiday season right around the corner, no family get-together is complete without mouth-watering appetizers and snack favorites like cocktail links. Quick and easy to prepare, these crowd-pleasing appetizers and snacks can be found everywhere from cocktail parties to holiday tables across the country.
Popular with kids and adults alike, the classic cocktail links in a crock pot are always a hit at social gatherings and also make for the perfect solution for in-between meal cravings. While the traditional recipe includes a package of cocktail links, a can of chili sauce and a small jar of grape jelly, offer up a twist on the traditional holiday season staple by preparing cocktail links in a variety of ways.
Here are a few ideas for preparing cocktail links. For a protein snack or appetizer, use Hillshire Farm® Turkey Lit'l Smokies®, made with turkey and has 2/3 less fat*.
Wrapped up in:
- Crescent rolls
- Corn bread
- Low-fat turkey bacon
- Barbeque sauce
- Honey mustard
- Cheese sauce
- Asian flair barbeque sauce (made with diet cola, ketchup, soy sauce, ginger & garlic)
- Barbeque sauce & apricot jelly
- Worcestershire, brown sugar & ketchup
- Baked beans
- Your favorite veggies or fruit
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And try this delicious recipe from Hillshire Farm:*Than regular smoked sausage based on USDA data for pork and beef smoked sausage.