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Onion Almond Rounds

 Onion Almond Rounds
Onion lovers will rejoice when they taste this appetizer! Along with their robust flavor, these little rounds can be prepared ahead of time and then popped in the oven shortly before guests arrive. —Edna Coburn, field editor Tucson, Arizona
14 ServingsPrep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 loaf (24 ounces) sliced sandwich bread
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon lemon-herb seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 28 roasted salted almonds

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onions in butter for 7-10 minutes or until
  • golden brown; set aside. With a 2-in. round biscuit cutter, cut 28
  • circles from bread slices; place on two baking sheets. Bake at
  • 350° for 5-8 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, chopped almonds,
  • Worcestershire sauce and herb seasoning. Spread 1 rounded
  • teaspoonful over each bread round.
  • Top each with onions and about 1/4 teaspoon mayonnaise. Sprinkle with
  • paprika; top each with an almond.
  • Bake at 350° for 5-8 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 28
  • appetizers.

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Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested with Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Hearty White Bread.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 277 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.