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Spinach Cheese Appetizers

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.


about 6-1/2 dozen

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


  1. Pour butter into a 13x9-in. baking dish; tilt to coat. In a small 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 in 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.
  3. 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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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