Zippy Cheese Bites
You'll need just four ingredients to assemble this extra-rich blend. Picante sauce adds a little kick to the cheesy squares that are wonderful served warm on crackers.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing
Makesabout 9-1/2 dozen
- 5 large eggs
- 3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 3/4 cup picante sauce
- Assorted crackers
- In a bow, beat eggs; add cheese. Pour half into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Spoon the picante sauce over top. Top with remaining egg mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 15 minutes. Cut into 1-in. squares. Serve warm on crackers. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Nutrition Facts3 each: 76 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Zippy Cheese Bites in Country Woman Christmas 2000