Almond Cheddar Appetizers
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
Makesabout 4 dozen
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 3/4 cup slivered almonds, chopped
- 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread
- In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise and Worcestershire sauce; stir in cheese, onion, almonds and bacon.
- Cut bread into 1/2-in. slices; spread with cheese mixture. Cut slices in half; place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until bubbly. Freeze option: Place unbaked appetizers in a single layer on a baking sheet; freeze for 1 hour. Remove from pan and store in an airtight container for up to 2 months. When ready to use, place thawed appetizers on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until bubbly.
Nutrition Facts3 each: 250 calories, 18g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 335mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
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Dec 15, 2017
Served these at a Christmas party and they were a hit. Easy and quick to assemble. I made the cheese spread early in the day and refrigerated until ready to use. The almonds add a fun crunch factor!
Feb 24, 2015
These are great! Everyone loved them and several requests for the recipe. Thanks!
Dec 26, 2013
I made these appetizers for Christmas and my guests loved them! They were easy to make and very tasty. The one small change I made was I used white cheddar cheese because I am allergic to Annatto, the coloring used in yellow cheeses. This recipe is a definite keeper!
Sep 29, 2013
Have made this recipe twice. The first exactly like written and the second with a minor change. Both were served to dinner guests and both were completely devoured. The change made was to use baguettes instead of French bread. Taste is the same, but the presentation is prettier. Will use this recipe again and again.
Jun 6, 2013
These appetizers are always a huge hit! I make them up ahead and pop them in the freezer (before baking) then you can just heat them up when unexpected company arrives.
May 13, 2013
Dec 27, 2012
Very good!! Easy to make and tastes so good.
Dec 24, 2012
I have been making this for years - known to us as simply "Mrs. Vickers" - I have always made it on bread slices but will try it on a french stick next time - I generally have them in my freezer -if there are any left -and friends ask me to bring these to their "Appie" parties - great 'go to' recipe.
Dec 4, 2012
Fabulous! Lots of great comments from guests. I served on rye cocktail bread.
Oct 7, 2012
Used Hormel turkey bacon bits ( first time I have Used) and mini ciabatta rolls. Just the right amount of crunch. Most excellent!