This particular recipe is my SIL's !!! I'm sure you probably make it a similar way since it's such a simple and easy recipe but boy!...so good!
What I love about it is that it has tons of cheese and equal amount of spinach! I've found some places cut the amount of spinach short and add a fillers like water chestnuts instead!
Chips are an important part of this dip. Don't get the thin ones! This particular dip is thick and chunky so you need a good chip to get a hold of all the goodness!
And why the Rat's Nest name for my this particular one? well think about it, Rats are omnivores, but they love cheese there are 3 cheeses alone on this one! Rats like warm moist places, this dip has the right amount of moisture thanks to the spinach and since it's baked...it's steamy hot! And rat's are messy...there is a mess every time you eat chips right? crumbles everywhere...or maybe just when I eat them, lol
So there you go my friends, short and sweet! What's your favorite appetizer? Do you order the same one every time you go out? It was great to have you here for appetizer time! Remember everything tastes better with a Pinch of Love!
Rat's Nest Halloween Spinach and Artichoke Dip
16 oz Frozen Chopped Spinach, thawed and drained
8 oz Chives and Onion Cream Cheese, softened
1 package Vegetable Dip Mix
14 oz (1 can) Artichoke Hearts, chopped and drained
8 oz (1 can) Water Chestnuts, chopped and drained
1/4 Cup Mayonnaise
1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Pre-heat oven at 350 degrees. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, except the mozzarella cheese. Spoon everything on a oven safe container and top the mix with the mozzarella cheese.
Put in the oven and and bake for 15 minutes or until dip is hot. Serve with chips and enjoy!
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Servings 3 Cups
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