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Mushroom Canapés

Photo: Charles Walton; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill
Yield 32 appetizers


  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 (8-ounce) package fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, cubed and softened
  • 1 tablespoon dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 16 (1/2-inch-thick) white bread slices
  • Garnishes: sliced mushrooms, fresh parsley sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a skillet; add mushrooms, and sauté 10 minutes or until liquid has evaporated.

  2. Process cream cheese and next 4 ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Stir in sautéed mushrooms; chill at least 2 hours.

  3. Cut bread slices with a 2- or 2 1/2-inch shaped cutter. Spread mushroom mixture on bread. Garnish, if desired.