Cheese Bites

recipe
Use a piece of dental floss pulled taut to cut chilled cream cheese.

Yield:

Makes 12 appetizer servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 10 Minutes
Stand: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

1/2 (8-oz.) package cream cheese
1 (16.3-oz.) can refrigerated flaky buttermilk biscuits
1/2 cup jalapeño pepper jelly*

Preparation

1. Cut cream cheese into 24 pieces, and let soften.

2. Separate each biscuit into thirds, making 3 rounds. Press biscuit rounds into bottom and up sides of 24 mini-muffin cups. Spoon about 1 tsp. pepper jelly into center of each biscuit cup; top each with 1 cream cheese piece.

3. Bake at 425° for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

*1/2 cup mango chutney may be substituted.

Brie Cheese Bites: Prepare recipe as directed, substituting 1 (8-oz.) Brie round, rind removed, for cream cheese. Bake as directed.