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Miniature Sausage Quiche

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Ingredients
  Bulk pork sausage 1⁄2 Pound, cooked and drained (mild)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, melted
  Cheddar cheese 4 Ounce, shredded (1 cup)
  Pastry shells 1 (as needed)
  Paprika To Taste
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (plus 2 tablespoons)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 4 1⁄2 Tablespoon, melted
  Egg yolk 1
  Cold water 6 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 400° F.

MAKING
2. TO MAKE PASTRY SHELLS:1. In a bowl, combine flour and salt; add butter, mixing well.
2. Put in egg yolk and water; mix with a fork until all dry ingredients are moistened.
3. Make 36 (1-inch) dough balls.
4. Keep the dough balls in lightly greased 1 3/4-inch muffin pans or assorted canape tins, shaping each into a shell.
5. With a fork, prick bottom and sides of pastry shell.
6. Bake for 5 minutes.
7. Remove and cool on a rack.
8. TO MAKE QUICHES: In a bowl, combine sausage, eggs, milk, butter and cheese. Stir well.
9. Pour into prepared pastry shells.
10. Season with paprika.
11. Turn down the oven settings 350° and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until set.

SERVING
12. Decorate with parsley just before serving, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Sausage
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
36

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