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Aimee Fortney's Southern Tapas - Bacon-Wrapped Chickenettes (9/16/11)

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This is a great appetizer to serve at parties or football tailgating or just a "Southern Tapas" dish!

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into small bites
1 pound bacon (I love to use a maple flavored bacon for this), cut in half crosswise
1 cup brown sugar
1 ½ Tablespoons chili powder

Preheat oven to 300. In a bowl, stir brown sugar and chili powder together. Wrap each bite-sized piece of chicken with a bacon slice. Secure with a toothpick, and roll in sugar mixture. Line your cookie sheet with foil, and lightly spray the foil, so the chicken bites will not stick. Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes, or until the bacon is crisp.

AIMEE FORTNEY'S PEANUT BUTTER-CHOCOLATE FILLO ICE CREAM DESSERTS

I love desserts and I love friends. Sometimes you might need quick and easy, not to mention, inexpensive! This is a beautiful treat to make for parties or for a small dinner gathering - and when desserts like this are bite-size ... need I say more?

1 package mini baked fillo shells (freezer section)
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
4 Tablespoons peanut butter
ice cream (flavor of your choice)
chopped pieces of peanut butter cup candies

Melt peanut butter and chocolate chips in microwave then spoon into bottom of shells. Place on cookie sheet in freezer for about 15 to 20 minutes, until chocolate mixture is set. Using a mini-scoop (melon baller) or two Tablespoons, working together; scoop ice cream into shells. Sprinkle candy on top, drizzle remaining chocolate sauce on top and serve immediately.

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