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Puffy Cheese Appetizers

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Ingredients
  Frozen patty shells 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Ground allspice 1 Dash
  Shredded jack cheese 8 Ounce (2 Cups)
Directions

Allow patty shells to thaw just until pliable (about 30 minutes).
On a lightly floured board, arrange 2 rows of 3 shells each so shells all overlap slightly.
Roll and pat into a rectangle about 10 by 15 inches.
Carefully transfer to a 10 by 15-inch shallow-rimmed baking pan; prick bottom with a fork.
Brush egg over surface and sprinkle with sesame seed.
Bake, uncovered, in a 450° oven for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile melt butter in a small pan over medium heat; add onion and cook until limp.
Add parsley, salt, cayenne, and allspice; cook for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and stir in cheese.
Remove pastry from oven and spoon cheese mixture to within 1/2 inch of edges.
Return to oven and bake, uncovered, until cheese is melted and pastry is well browned (about 5 minutes).
Cut into 2-inch squares and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2179 Calories from Fat 1388

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 157 g241.3%

Saturated Fat 70.2 g351%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 443.7 mg147.9%

Sodium 3307.1 mg137.8%

Total Carbohydrates 117 g38.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.1%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 75 g150.5%

Vitamin A 75.7% Vitamin C 27.1%

Calcium 180.8% Iron 21%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Puffy Cheese Appetizers Recipe