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Roasted Garlic Appetizers

 Roasted Garlic Appetizers
"These are my favorite appetizers. This recipe makes lots, but it's never enough," Lee Campbell from Bartow, Florida confirms. "Whenever I host a get-together, the tiny toast cups with creamy filling go quickly."
12 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + cooling


  • 24 very thin slices white bread
  • Refrigerated butter-flavored spray
  • 6 to 8 unpeeled garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh parsley sprigs


  • Cut each slice of bread with a 2-in. round cookie cutter. Spritz one
  • side of each bread round with butter-flavored spray; press spritzed
  • side up into miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake
  • at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden.
  • Place garlic cloves on a piece of aluminum foil. Pour oil over
  • garlic; fold foil around garlic and seal tightly. Bake at 350°
  • for 25-30 minutes or until garlic is very soft. When garlic is cool,
  • remove from skins and mash.
  • In a bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, chives and salt until smooth.
  • Add garlic; beat until combined. Mound rounded teaspoonfuls of cream
  • cheese mixture into each bread cup. Garnish with parsley. Yield:
  • 12 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: One serving (2 appetizers) equals 154 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.