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dinner club little feta cheesecakes

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
cathy tate
high point, NC

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.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4 dozen
prep time 40 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dinner club little feta cheesecakes

  • 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 lg
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    hot sauce
  • herbed tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c
    tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion, minced
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 sm
    garlic clove, minced

How To Make dinner club little feta cheesecakes

  • 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.

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