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Ham and Swiss Party Appetizer Squares

Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
35 Min

Servings:
50 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
35 Min

Servings:
50 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • CRUST
  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 C. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 5 Tbsp. cold water
  • FILLING
  • 2 C. (8 oz.) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2/3 C. chopped ham, crumbled cooked sausage, diced pepperoni or crumbled cooked bacon
  • 3/4 C. thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 C. snipped fresh parsley
  • 1 (4 oz.) jar diced pimentos
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 C. heavy cream
  • 1 C. half-and-half
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. HEAT oven to 400ºF. Spray a 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. COMBINE flour and salt in medium bowl. Cut in shortening using pastry blender or 2 knives until all flour is blended in to form pea-size chunks. Sprinkle with water, 1 Tbsp. at a time. Toss lightly with fork until dough forms ball.
  3. ROLL out dough between sheets of waxed paper to fit jelly-roll pan. Place dough in prepared pan, folding edges under. Flute edges. Prick crust with fork.
  4. SPRINKLE cheese, ham, onions, parsley and pimentos evenly over crust. Beat eggs, cream, half-and-half, salt and pepper in medium bowl. Pour over filled crust.
  5. BAKE 35 minutes or until set. Cool 5 to 10 minutes. Cut into 2 x 1 1/2-inch pieces.
  6. Crust may bubble during baking and need to be pricked with fork again.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 of 50 appetizers)

  • Calories 100
  • Calories from Fat60g
  • Total Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 115mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 5g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet