Southern Living, December 2013 Pages 196-197
Pimiento Cheese Gougères
Stamp a Southern accent on this classic French hors d'oeuvre. You can use a piping bag with a 1/2-inch round tip or a zip-top plastic freezer bag with a corner snipped off to pipe the dough onto the baking sheets.
Pepper Jelly Palmiers
Party-staples pepper jelly and puff pastry go uptown in this flaky, sweet-and-savory pastry.
Make Ahead: Prepare recipe through Step 1, and wrap the dough in plastic wrap. Freeze up to 1 month. Pick up with Step 2 about an hour before the party starts.
Asparagus-Blue Cheese Canapés
Not a blue cheese fan? Use any soft, crumbly cheese you like.
Cranberry-Goat Cheese Canapés
Make Ahead: Stir together the cranberry mixture up to 3 days ahead of time. Assemble the canapés the day of your party.