Peppery Potluck Squares Recipe

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Peppery Potluck Squares

Mikekey K

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These little peppery cheese bites go over big at all get-togethers. For a milder version, simply reduce the amount of jalapeño peppers and omit using the cayenne. Recipe from Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

cornmeal (for dusting pan)
2 c
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 c
sharp cheddar cold pack cheese, softened
1 c
parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
dried oregano
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
4 large
eggs, beaten
1 jar(s)
(2-oz) pimentos, sliced
1 can(s)
(4-oz) jalapenos, drained and chopped
cayenne pepper, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Butter a 9-inch square pan. Sprinkle cornmeal in pan, coating pan well.
2
Cream cheeses until well-blended; add garlic powder, oregano and cumin. Beat in eggs. Stir in pimentos and jalapeños. Add cayenne pepper; mix ingredients well.
3
Spread mixture in pan, smoothing top.
4
Bake 30 minutes.
5
Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into bite-size cubes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southwestern
Hashtags: #Party, #Holidays