Baby Bib Appetizers

Carole F


This is another cute idea for a baby shower. I have made these along with the rattle cupcakes for a few showers. These are a little bit of work to make, so keep that in mind. Adorable though!

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slices cheddar cheese (3/4 ounce each) i used reg. american cheese slices, you can also use swiss..
slices (1 ounce each) oval-shaped deli cooked ham
1/2 c
garlic-and-herb spreadable cream cheese (from a 6.5 ounce container)
slices cccktail rye bread (from 1 lb package)
long, thin fresh chives
fresh dill weed

Directions Step-By-Step

With 2-1/2 inch scalloped round cookie cutter, cut 24 rounds of cheese slices. With 1-3/4 inch round cutter, cut 24 rounds of ham (4 rounds can be cut from each ham slice).
Spoon about 1/2 t. spreadable cheese on center of each bread slice. Place 1 cheese slice on spreadable cheese on each bread slice; press down gently. Then put another 1/2 t. of spreadable cheese ontop of the cheese, then place 1 ham slice on each cheese slice, press lightly in center.
With 1-3/4 inch round cutter, cut small half circle from top edge through ham, cheese and bread to form neck of bib (see Photo). Tuck 2 chive ends under cheese slice on either side of cutout. Pipe spreadable cheese to form small design on bibs; garnish with dill weed.
Tips: Use a variety of meats or cheese for different colors, if desired. For meatless variation use a variety of colored cheeses and/or vegetables such as zucchini slices, leaf lettuce and tomatoes slices.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers