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Cheese Rye Appetizers

 Cheese Rye Appetizers
“I enjoy serving this hors d’oeuvre at family gatherings. It can be mixed ahead of time, refrigerated, and then spread on bread and baked at the last minute. Even kids like it.” —Joyce Dykstra, Lansing, Illinois
30 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 can (4-1/4 ounces) chopped ripe olives
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 30 slices snack rye bread

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450°. In a small bowl, combine the first six
  • ingredients. Spread a rounded tablespoonful over each slice of
  • bread. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 6-8 minutes or until
  • cheese is melted. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 appetizer equals 108 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.