Favorite Party Recipes from Jean Wells

 With the New Year upon us, Jean is sharing a few of her favorite festive recipes.


Parmesan Artichoke Dip

Jean Wells

Wonderful party food!

 14 oz. Can of artichoke hearts, drained and diced.

¼ Cup - Green onions, finely chopped

1 Cup - Mayonnaise

1 Cup - Fresh Parmesan cheese, grated

Dash of garlic powder


Combine all ingredients and spoon into a casserole dish or pie plate. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until bubbly.

Serve with thinly sliced French Bread, Crackers, or Vegetables.



24 - Hour Fruit Salad
Meda Butler

Jean’s Grandmother, Meda Butler, was an amazing cook
and this is one of her favorites.


4 - Eggs

4 - Tablespoons sugar

4 - Tablespoons vinegar

Cook in top of a double boiler until thick, Add 2 - Tablespoons butter.

 When it cools add 1 Cup of whipping cream (that has been whipped).

1 - Large can of pineapple tidbits

1 - Can of pitted white cherries

1 - Can of mandarin oranges

2 - Cups of miniature marshmallows

Optional: Slivered almonds to garnish the top


Drain the juice from the canned fruit. Toss in a bowl with the marshmallows.

Fold in the whip cream mixture and put into an 8” x 8” pan. Decorate with slivered almonds. Chill.

 If you re-create these holiday favorites, be sure to share them with us at:


Have a Safe and Enjoyable New Years Eve!!