Cheesy Wontons with Sweet & Sour Dip

Here is an elegant, but quick 30-min. prep. appetizer guaranteed to please.  The recipe is Joni Hilton’s, of Sacremento, Calif., who earned first runner in a Dairy Association competition.  Note: This recipe can be adapted by adding a small amount of crab, prosciutto or other smoky meat and by changing the flavor of the dip. 

Cheesy Wontons with Sweet & Sour Dip
12 oz. (3-4 c.) Jalapeño Jack cheese, cut into 1/4 ” cubes
24 square wonton wrappers
3-4 c. vegetable oil
1 pkg. cream cheese
1/3 c. bottled sweet & sour sauce

Place a cube of cheese in the middle of the wonton wapper, then fold in half to form a triangle.  Fold the remaining 2 edges together and seal.  Heat oil in a deep skillet to 375° F.  Fry 6-8 wontons at a time until golden brown, about 4 min.  Drain on paper towel.

For dip: Combine cream cheese with sweet & sour sauce, Serves 12.

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