Homemade Snacks tio Pair with Your Favorite Beer

Homemade Snacks to Pair with Your Favorite Beer

What are the best homemade snacks to pair with your favorite beer?

  1. Pepperoni roll-ups
  2. Jalapeño cheese chips
  3. Crispy onion rings
  4. Fried mac and cheese bites
  5. No-bread pizza bites

 

  Looking for the best snacks to enjoy with your favorite bottle of beer? The Philippines is home to a wide range of beer enthusiasts who are in the search for the best food to pair with their favorite brews. Luckily, we have a handful of recipes for you to prepare that will perfectly match your favorite beer. Here’s a list of simple homemade snacks you can easily prepare and serve:

 

Pepperoni Roll-Ups

Pepperoni roll-ups

  A quick and budget-friendly snack to make, this homemade sumptuous meal will be an instant favorite for all the beer lovers out there. Packed with cheese and delicious pepperoni, this snack will burst with flavor due to the use of Italian seasoning and garlic salt. Pepperoni roll-ups have the best combination of flavors to pair perfectly with a nice cold Budweiser.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of crescent rolls
  • 16 slices of pepperoni (cut into quarters)
  • 2 pieces of 1-ounce string cheese (cut into quarters)
  • ¾ teaspoon of Italian seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon of garlic salt

Directions:

  1. Gather all the ingredients.
  2. Unroll the crescent dough into triangles.
  3. Place the pepperoni slices into the unrolled crescent doughs.
  4. Place the cheese on the short side of each crescent dough.
  5. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon of Italian seasoning.
  6. Roll the crescent dough starting with the short side and pinch the seams to seal.
  7. Then sprinkle the garlic salt and the rest of the Italian seasoning.
  8. Place the rolls on a greased baking sheet.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Then serve.

 

Jalapeño Cheese Chips

Jalapeño cheese chips

  This is just one of the best finger foods to enjoy with your favorite beer. What’s great about this snack recipe is that you have the choice to enjoy them spicy or not. It’s even better to know that this jalapeño cheese chips recipe is grain-free and low-carb. There’s no excuse to stay away from this healthy snack. We suggest enjoying this crispy snack with a bottle of Corona beer.

Ingredients:

  • 5 medium-sized Jalapeños
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon of onion salt
  • 6 to 8 one ounce naturally aged cheese slices (Parmesan would be the best)
  • Pepper
  • Tabasco sauce and/or ranch sauce

Directions:

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Slice the medium-sized jalapeño into thin slices. (around half an inch thick).
  4. (Optional): Cut out the seeds if you don’t want them spicy or keep them to make it spicy.
  5. Toss the jalapeño slices with olive oil, onion salt, and pepper then arrange flat on a baking tray.
  6. Bake the jalapeño slices for 10 to 15 minutes or until they are crispy.
  7. Once the jalapeños are baked crisp, let them cool on a paper towel to remove excess olive oil.
  8. Change the temperature of the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  9. Then take half of the cheese slice and cut into 2 to 3 pieces.
  10. Fold it around the jalapeño slices and make sure they’re flat.
  11. Then bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 6 to 7 minutes or until the cheese gets crispy.
  12. Remove the jalapeño chips from the oven then serve with Tabasco or ranch sauce.

 

Crispy Onion Rings

Crispy onion rings

  One of the most popular snacks in the world also happens to be one of the best foods to pair with any kind of beer. An all-time favorite, onion rings may be fairly easy to make but getting them to a perfect crisp is the difficult part. We have the perfect recipe to hit that sweet spot for perfectly crispy onion rings to pair with your favorite beer or even your favorite whiskey from the Philippines.

Ingredients:

  • 1 onion
  • ½ cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of table salt
  • Bread crumbs
  • Canola oil

Instructions:

  1. Gather all the ingredients.
  2. Chop the onion into rings.
  3. On a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and paprika.
  4. Coat each onion ring with the flour mixture then set aside.
  5. Then combine the remaining flour mixture with the milk, egg, and salt.
  6. Beat the mixture well.
  7. Coat each onion ring with the mixture (it’s essential to shake away any excess mixture from the onion ring).
  8. Then coat the onion rings with the breadcrumbs.
  9. Fry the onion rings in a fryer or pot with canola oil (recommendation: 3 to 4 rings in the fryer at a time).
  10. Then serve.

 

Fried Mac and Cheese Bites

Fried mac and cheese bites

  No matter how old we are, we will always love mac and cheese; cheese sticks will also be an all-time favorite snack. What about combining the two! The result, the ultimate cheesy snack. This mac and cheese bites are made to go with any liquor you can find in the Philippines. From whiskey to beer, you can never go wrong if you’re looking for a delicious snack to munch on while enjoying a few drinks.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of macaroni
  • 8 ounce of sharp cheddar cheese chunks
  • ¼ cup of milk
  • ½ cup of flour
  • ¼ cup of butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups of seasoned bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil

Directions:

  1. Boil the macaroni until tender. Then drain and set aside.
  2. Shred the cheese and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter in a large pan, over medium heat.
  4. Then add the flour and mix until light brown.
  5. Add 1 cup of milk and whisk until thick.
  6. Add the cheese one handful at a time.
  7. Then mix until the cheese is smoothly melted.
  8. Then add the cooked macaroni to the pan and mix until well coated.
  9. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  10. Then transfer everything on to a container and refrigerate for an hour.
  11. After an hour, form the cold macaroni mixture into balls and place on a pan.
  12. Then freeze the macaroni balls for another hour.
  13. On a mixing bowl, beat the eggs and pour ¼ cup of milk into the bowl.
  14. Dip the macaroni balls into the egg wash then coat with breadcrumbs.
  15. Deep fry the macaroni balls for 3 to 4 minutes.
  16. Then serve.

 

No-Bread Pizza Bites

No-bread pizza bites

  Everybody loves pizza. There’s no doubt that pizza is one of the best dishes to enjoy no matter what you’re celebrating. But have you ever tried pizza without bread? It’s outstanding as well! These no-bread pizza bites are a finger food that anyone would love to snack on while enjoying a bottle of Sapporo.

Ingredients:

  • Thick bacon cuts
  • Mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • Pizza sauce or spaghetti sauce
  • Pizza topping of choice

Directions:

  1. Gather all the ingredients.
  2. Grease a muffin tray and place three pieces of your thick bacon cuts into each cup of your muffin tray.
  3. On each cup, add 1 tablespoon of your pizza sauce or spaghetti sauce.
  4. Then add your toppings of choice.
  5. The add the shredded mozzarella to cover your toppings.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 27 minutes or until the cheese starts bubbling.

 

Key Takeaway

  Enjoying your favorite beer with homemade snacks makes for a better drinking experience! There’s nothing like pairing your beer with delicious treats that you’ve made yourself. If you’re sharing this experience with family members or friends, they’ll surely enjoy your time together even more. Nothing compares to adding a few personal touches to your event. Click here for an amazing selection of brews with Alcoline!

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