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3 Easy Finger Food Recipes for your Log Cabin Cocktail Party

Date: 2019-06-19 12:00:00 am

3 Easy Finger Food Recipes for your Log Cabin Cocktail Party


Log cabins in Branson are considered by many guests excellent accommodations that can be found at the Grand Mountain.  For guests who want to enjoy a wonderful vacation and plan to host an awesome cocktail party for family and friends, the cozy log cabins in Branson are the best choice.

As you spend a pleasant stay inside the beautiful log cabin accommodation, you are sure to enjoy a great time in a fantastic lodging that is fully furnished with great amenities.

The kitchen in every log cabin at the Grand Mountain is fully furnished with appliances such as fridge, microwave oven, washer/dryer, dishes, pots and pans, and kitchen wares and utensils. With the full amenities of the log cabins in Branson, you will always find it comfortable and convenient when you want to prepare these three easy finger food recipes for your log cabin cocktail party.

1. Everything Cream Cheese Jalapeño Poppers Recipe can serve up to 12 with serving size of 2 poppers. If you want to host an all-appetizer party, make sure you can provide a variety of options. The cheesy jalapeño poppers are easy finger foods that are ideal for preparing for your log cabin cocktail party. Many of the food connoisseurs know that the addictiveness of the savory blend is amplified when paired with smooth cream cheese.

Each popper is bursting with mouth-watering flavor and a variety of optional toppings which keeps every bite satisfying (and makes for a delightful platter). This recipe can be your new found go-to party appetizer. Just make sure that the jalapeños are par-cooked before adding the cream cheese filling so you can be sure that the cream cheese doesn’t burn. Listed below are the ingredients to use and the procedures on how to make it.

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12 medium jalapeño chiles, halved lengthwise and seeded

1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese softened

Two tablespoons white sesame seeds

Two tablespoons poppy seeds

Four teaspoons dried minced garlic

Four teaspoons dried minced onion

Three cooked bacon slices

2 ounces smoked salmon, cut into 2- x 1/2-inch slices

Three tablespoons crispy fried onions (such as French’s)

1/3 cup red pepper jelly


Step 1

Preheat the oven up to 400°F. Put a baking sheet with aluminum foil; place jalapeño in half, cut side up, on a baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven until it becomes tender for about 15 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool it for 5 minutes.

Step 2

While waiting for it to become cold, combine cream cheese, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, minced garlic, and minced onion in a medium bowl. Beat them with an electric mixer on medium speed until thoroughly combined, for about 2 minutes. Fill each jalapeño half with about two teaspoons of the cream cheese mixture. Put it back to the oven, and bake until jalapeños are tender and cream cheese mixture become golden brown, let it stay for about 15 to 17 minutes.

Step 3

Top them with poppers as desired with bacon, smoked salmon, and crispy onions. Serve with red pepper jelly.

2. Lemon-Caper Parmesan Potato Salad Bites Recipe is another easy finger food recipe that’s great to prepare for your cocktail party inside the log cabin.  When you turn jacket potatoes into irresistible potato salad bites, it can be delicious finger food. Capers offer a twist on traditional relish; they’re pickled flower buds that add bright, briny flavor to this appetizer. Below you will find the list of ingredients and the procedures on how to make it.


12 small red potatoes, halved (about 1 1/4 pounds)

Two teaspoons olive oil

1/2 cup light sour cream

Two tablespoons minced fresh chives, divided

Two tablespoons butter, melted

Two tablespoons finely chopped drained capers

1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Two tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

Combine potatoes and oil and toss to coat. Cut potatoes, side down, in a single layer on a parchment-like baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes. Remove and let it cool for 20 minutes.

Step 3

Preheat broiler to high.

Step 4

Using a sharp knife, carefully cut a circle in the cut side of potatoes. Using a small spoon or melon baller, remove the pulp from potato, leaving a thin shell. Combine pulp, sour cream, one tablespoon chives, and five ingredients of pepper. Then fill potato shells evenly with filling; sprinkle it with cheese and one tablespoon chives.

Step 5

Broil potatoes for 2 minutes or until cheese becomes brown.

3. Pesto Pastries is one of the finger food recipes that’s easy to prepare for your log cabin cocktail party. Unlike classic pesto, pesto pastries don’t have oil in this filling. When they are minced in the food processor, it will develop a paste-like consistency. Place the pastry in the fridge overnight, or leave out at room temperature for an hour or two. Listed below are the ingredients and procedures on how to prepare this easy finger food recipe.

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Two tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

One garlic clove, chopped

Three tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

2 (1-ounce) packages fresh basil

One sheet frozen puff pastry dough, thawed

3/8 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutritional Information


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°.

Step 2

Place nuts and garlic in a mini food processor until they become finely chopped. Add cheese; beat to combine. Remove large stems from basil. Rip the leaves, and add to processor; process them until they become finely chopped and almost paste-like.

Step 3

Unfold dough, and roll it into a 10 x 9-inch rectangle. Spread pesto over dough to edges. Then sprinkle it with salt. Roll up both long sides of dough, jelly-roll fashion, until they are thoroughly combined. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Cut dough roll into 20 slices. Arrange slices in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 400° for 16 minutes or until it becomes brown.

When you are looking for a perfect accommodation in the Ozarks to host an awesome cocktail party with family and friends, make sure to stay at one of the log cabins in Branson.


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