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Bleu Cheese Baked Potato Chips

bleu cheese sprinkled over potato chips and baked appetizer

I love an indulgent looking appetizer table.  It feels like a little collection of your favorite presents spread all over the table. Mouthwatering and enticing, for a moment it might even feel just a wee bit decadent.  An assortment of nibbles and nosh to compliment the evening’s cocktail, afternoon tea or possibly a Brunch Mimosa.

With Super Bowl Sunday right around the corner, I thought I’d share this delicious little lovely I snagged from my sister.  In our family, my sister, Kristin, is the Queen of the hors D’oeuvres table. Even on weeknights, she announces the evening meal with cocktails and a most brilliant selection of tasty appetizers.

These easy Bleu Cheese Baked Potato Chips are a perfect quick nibble for last minute dinner parties, impromptu cocktail parties or when friends drop by for a quick visit and you need a little something to pair with wine or a cocktail.

I typically use Organic salted Kettle chips and sometimes for fun I’ll serve this with the salt and pepper variety or sweet potato chips.  Per my sister’s suggestion, keep a bag of the chips in the freezer for last minute gatherings and guests. Then all you’ll need is the cheese… and if you’re like me, there is always cheese in my frig.

I like to give credit where credit is due and although I think my sister one clever gal, she snagged this fun and delicious idea from her brilliant Sister in law, Laura Bryan.  Thanks Laura!

Delicious Wishes and Loads of Love to you all!

Karista

Bleu Cheese Baked Potato Chips

Ingredients

1 regular size bag potato chips (I like the Kettle Organic salted or salt and pepper and I’ve also prepared this with sweet potato chips!)

4 ounces crumbled bleu or gorgonzola cheese

1 baking sheet

Parchment paper

Directions

Pre-heat the oven to broil.  Spread the potato chips (you may not need the entire bag) over the parchment lined baking sheet.  Then sprinkle the crumbled cheese over the potato chips.

Place under the broiler just until the cheese is melted.  Don’t walk away to grab your glass of wine or to give your dog a treat.  You’ll burn the chips! Yes, I did this. L

*I’ve used an assortment of bleu and gorgonzola cheese. I love the Rogue Creamery Smokey Bleu or an Italian variety of gorgonzola. So delicious!

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10 Comments

  • Reply
    Caroline
    January 14, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Oh my…you had me at Blue Cheese! Sounds like great taste runs in your family! I cannot wait to make this to watch the games! My hubby is going to LOVE it!

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      bennett
      January 14, 2014 at 10:36 pm

      Caroline my sister is WAY more creative than I am. Other than culinary, I hardly have a creative bone. I know what I like, just not always sure how to achieve it.

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    Coco in the Kitchen
    January 14, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    Who knew tater chips could get the royal treatment?
    These look DElicious!

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      bennett
      January 14, 2014 at 10:34 pm

      Hahaha! Absolutely! I love that they are so easy but feels indulgent.

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    Maria | Pink Patisserie
    January 15, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    This recipe is evil genius! I love how easy, easy it is yet so gorgeous and over the top! Will be trying this very, very soon!

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      bennett
      January 15, 2014 at 6:56 pm

      🙂 Thanks Maria! I too love the ease of prep and only two ingredients! Makes for a great impromptu treat for guests and cocktails.

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    Anneli Faiers
    January 19, 2014 at 11:47 am

    Oooh, I love the sound of these. Simple but undoubtedly yummy. A snack treat that I would demolish 🙂

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      bennett
      January 31, 2014 at 11:20 pm

      Thank you Anneli! They are quite the indulgent treat. 🙂

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    marni
    December 27, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    maybe a practice run today?! these sound beyond perfect.

    • Reply
      Karista
      January 3, 2016 at 10:26 am

      Thank you Marni! They are so fun to serve at a party or even as a little app before a family dinner. 🙂 Sometimes I make them while watching football or a movie. Hugs friend!

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