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Asparagus Appetizer Roll-ups

Photo: psfreeman

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield

1 dozen (6 servings)

This is a wonderful warm appetizer for springtime entertaining. It's perfect for showers and also makes a tasty first course for Easter dinner. Recipe published in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook.

Ingredients

  • 12 slices white bread, crusts removed
  • 1 8-ounce containers PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 24 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. • Flatten bread with a rolling pin. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, onions and bacon. Spread mixture over bread slices. Cut asparagus to fit bread; place two spears on each bread slice. Roll up bread and place, seam side down, on a greased baking sheet. Brush with butter; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  2. • Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve immediately.