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                         Herr's Overstuffed Mushrooms
                           Made with Herr's Regular Potato Chips

24 (1 1/2 lbs.) 2-inch mushrooms            2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted         1 clove garlic, crushed
1 cup crushed Herr's Regular Potato Chips   Dash liquid hot pepper sauce
2 green onions, sliced                      Paprika
2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Remove and chop mushroom stems; set aside. Brush mushroom caps with butter.
Arrange round side down on baking sheet. In bowl combine stems, Herr's Potato Chips,
onions and parsley. Mix mayonnaise, garlic, and pepper sauce. Toss with chip mixture,
mound in mushroom caps. Dust with paprika. Bake in 375 degree oven 8 to 10 minutes
until heated through. Makes 24.

                           Mary Lou Rollins' Tortilla Dip
                  Serve with Your Favorite Variety of Herr's Tortilla Chips

8 oz. Cream cheese, softened
                                            3 oz. Shredded taco cheese
8 oz. Sour cream
                                            1 large can Pitted jumbo black olives
1 head Iceberg lettuce
                                            Herr's Tortilla Chips
1 jar Herr's Salsa
In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and sour cream until creamy. Wash, drain, and
shred lettuce and place on serving tray Spread half of salsa over lettuce. Spread
cream cheese mixture over salsa and lettuce making sure they are covered completely.
Spread other half of salsa on top. Sprinkle taco cheese over salsa Slice olives into rings
and place all around the top. Arrange tortilla chips around the outside of lettuce. Put
remaining chips in serving basket for dipping.

About the cook:
Mary Lou's hobbies include cooking, gardening, and crafts. She's married to Charles
Rollins, a route salesperson for the Herr's branch in Egg Harbor, NJ.

                               Seven-Layer Mexican Dip
                            Serve with Herr's Dippers Tortilla Chips

1 clove garlic
1 can (16 ounces) pink or kidney beans,      3/4 cup of sliced pitted canned black olives
rinsed and drained                           1/2 cup of chopped tomatoes, drained
1 16 oz. jar Herr's Salsa                    1 large green onion, sliced
1 tsp. chili powder                          1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Cheddar
3/4 tsp. ground cumin                        Cheese
1 16 oz. jar Herr's Guacamole
2/3 cup of reduced-fat sour cream
13 oz bag Herr's Dippers Tortilla Chips

Place garlic in food processor. Whirl until chopped. Add drained beans, Herr's Salsa,
chili powder and cumin. Whirl until smooth, about 1 minute. Spread in large serving
dish. Spread Herr's Guacamole over bean mixture, leaving a border of bean mixture
showing. Spoon sour cream in center and spread level almost to edges, leaving
guacamole border. Sprinkle olives evenly on top. Spoon on salsa or tomatoes,
spreading level. Sprinkle on green onion and cheese. Cover and refrigerate up to four
hours before serving. Serve with Herr's Dippers Tortilla Chips.
                                     Potato Chip Log
                                 Made with Herr's Potato Chips

2 can tuna (or cooked chicken) packed in water, drained
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup ranch salad dressing
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 cup pimento cheese
2 hard boiled eggs
2 cup finely crushed Herr's potato chips

Mix all except 1 cup chips. Roll into log. Coat with remaining chips. Place on wax paper.
Chill for 30 minutes. Slice. Best with crackers and cheese of choice.

                          Tantalizing Tortilla Chip Shrimp
                                Made with Herr's Tortilla Chips

            1/2 cup olive oil                           1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or
            2 tablespoons McCormick's Cajun              to taste)
             seasoning mix                               1 pound large shrimp, peeled and
            2 tablespoons fresh parsley,                 deveined, tails left intact
             chopped                                     1 package wooden skewers
            2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice             2 cups Herr's White Corn Tortilla
            1 1/2 tablespoons honey                      Chips, coarsely ground
            1 tablespoon soy sauce

     Combine first seven ingredients in bowl and stir to blend. Add shrimp and gently mix to
    coat. Allow shrimp to marinate for one hour in refrigerator. Soak wooden skewers for 30
    minutes in water. Preheat grill. Thread shrimp using 2 skewers. (This will prevent
    shrimp from turning over while on the grill). Grill until shrimp are pink and opaque, about
    5 minutes. While shrimp is grilling, in a heavy small saucepan bring remaining marinade
    to a boil for 3-5 minutes. Remove shrimp from grill, and remove from skewers if desired.
    Dip shrimp in marinade, and then roll shrimp in tortilla chips to coat. Transfer to plate
    and serve immediately. Serves 4.

                    Mary Szczpanik's Deluxe Fajita Nachos
                          Made with Herr's White Corn Tortilla Chips

2 1/2 cups Shredded cooked chicken          4 oz. Shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 pkg. Lawry's spice and seasoning for      1 large tomato, chipped
fajitas (1.27 oz.)                          1 can Sliced pitted ripe olives, drained
1/3 cup Water                               1/4 cup Sliced green onions
8 oz. Herr's White Corn Tortilla Chips      1 jar Herr's Salsa
5 oz. Shredded cheddar cheese

In a medium skillet, combine chicken, spice and seasoning for fajitas, and water. Blend
well. After bringing to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Arrange chips on a
large, shallow, ovenproof platter. Top with chicken mixture and cheeses. Place
under broiler to melt cheeses. Top with tomato, olives, green onions, and salsa. (If
desired, garnish with guacamole and sour cream. For a spicier version, add sliced
Serves 4 appetizers or 2 entrees.

About the cook
As a secretary for a supermarket chain, Mary is surrounded by food. Off-hours, she
enjoys spending time with her son, Robert, and her spouse, Tom Szczpanik, who is a
district manager for the Herr's Somerset, NJ , branch.
                                    Cheese Curls Log
                                Made with Herr's Cheese Curls

8 oz. Cream cheese, softened
5 oz. Herr’s Cheese Curls, finely crushed
4 oz. Pimento stuffed olives, chopped into small pieces

In a bowl, blend the cream cheese, half the cheese
curls, and the chopped olives. Mix thoroughly. Place
on wax paper and roll into a log. Roll the log in the
remaining crushed cheese curls. Garnish with Herr’s
Cheese Curls, halved lengthwise, and sliced pimento
stuffed olives.

About the recipe:

This recipe is an old favorite of many Herr's
employees. Not only is it tasty and easy to prepare,
but also adds
color to your hors d'oeuvres table.

                                      Mexican Scoop
                    Serve with Your Favorite Variety of Herr's Tortilla Chips

1 bunch romaine lettuce
                                            2 tablespoons canola oil
2 14-ounce cans black beans
                                            1 medium jicama, peeled and diced
1 bunch green onions
                                            Salt to taste
1/4 cup orange juice or lime juice
                                            Your Favorite Herr's Tortilla Chips
1 jalapeno pepper, stem removed and

Wash lettuce and pat dry; chop finely. Rinse and drain beans. Chop onions. In a
blender, blend orange juice and jalapeno pepper well. Slowly add in oil with blender on
high speed. Mix in lettuce, beans, onions and jicama. Slowly add the dressing. Add salt
to taste. Garnish outer edge of serving dish with tortilla chips to scoop the dip.
10 servings.

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