Dinner Club Little Feta CheeseCakes

cathy tate

By
@cathylynne29

This is not a sweet cheesecake recipe but a savory appetizer. I take these little bites to most of the dinner parties that I go to and they are always a hit. I've had this recipe for so long, I've almost forgotten where I got it but I think it may have been Southern Living.


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Serves:

4 dozen

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
breadcrumbs, dry, fine
1/2 c
pecans, ground finely
1/4 c
butter, melted
1 pkg
cream cheese-8oz
1 pkg
feta cheese-4oz
1 large
egg
2 Tbsp
milk
1/8 tsp
hot sauce
herbed tomato sauce
1/2 c
tomato sauce
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 Tbsp
onion, minced
1/4 tsp
basil
1/4 tsp
oregano
1/8 tsp
pepper
1 small
garlic clove, minced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine breadcrumbs, ground pecans and melted butter; stir well. Line small muffin pans with miniature paper liners. Spoon and press about 1tsp mixture into the bottom of each liner.
2
Beat cream cheese at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy; add feta cheese and egg, beating well. Stir in milk and hot sauce. Spoon mixture evenly into paper liners.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Let cool. Cover and chill.
4
Remove paper liners. Spoon about 1/2tsp Herbed Tomato Sauce over each cheesecake. Garnish with fresh parsley. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
5
HERBED TOMATO SAUCE: Combine tomato sauce, tomato paste, minced onion, basil, oregano, pepper and minced garlic in a saucepan; stir until blended. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until thickened. Let cool completely; spoon over cheesecakes.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American