Spinach Cheese Appetizers Recipe

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Spinach Cheese Appetizers Recipe

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Hosting a get-together is simple when you have these easy hors d'oeuvres stashed in the freezer. Loaded with spinach flavor, the rich squares come from the Sequim, Washington home of Marian Platt.
MAKES:
78 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:
78 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 4 cups (16 ounces each) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

Pour butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; tilt to coat. In a bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk eggs and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until blended. Fold in spinach and cheese. Pour into prepared dish.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes; cut into small squares. Serve immediately or transfer to a freezer container. May be frozen for up to 3 months. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
To use frozen appetizers: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Place on baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Originally published as Spinach Cheese Appetizers in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 43 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 4 cups (16 ounces each) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  1. Pour butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; tilt to coat. In a bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk eggs and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until blended. Fold in spinach and cheese. Pour into prepared dish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes; cut into small squares. Serve immediately or transfer to a freezer container. May be frozen for up to 3 months. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
To use frozen appetizers: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Place on baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Originally published as Spinach Cheese Appetizers in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p61

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vbailey7 User ID: 8773505 258205
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2016

"This calls for 4 C. or 16 oz Monteray Jack cheese. There are 8 oz in 1 C. = Looks like that would be 32 oz cheese or is it 2 C of cheese?"

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