Pickle Appetizer / Munchie

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

These sound strange, but I've never had anyone try them who didn't say they were great. I host football parties every Sunday and always like to have a tray of finger foods that are bite size, and this is one I use often because its so easy and good.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 whole pickles (I prefer Claussen)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (give or take, I don't measure, softened works best)
  • 4 slices deli ham (I prefer Domestic Ham, have it sliced medium-thick)
  • garlic powder for sprinkling if you prefer savory
  • sugar or peanut butter, to mix into the creme cheese if you prefer sweet


  1. Dry off pickles with paper towel.
  2. Using a knife, spread the creme cheese all around the pickles.
  3. Lie pickles at long end of ham and roll up just to get one layer around pickle.
  4. Slice pickles about 1 inch thick.
  5. You can insert toothpicks for easy serving.
  6. Serve at room temperature -- they are better once the creme cheese is soft and melds into the pickle.


Most Helpful

this is def not a weird recipe...they are a big hit at firehouse dinners and always go quickly. no one ever eats just one. i'd leave out the peanut butter though to ease your guests into trying something new

torimichael85 June 24, 2010

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