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pinky winks or mini pizzas

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Donald Bellinger
Indianapolis, IN

I got this recipe from a dear family friend who made them for parties or snacks while watching movies or playing cards. She shared the recipe and it is one of our family's favorite snack/appetizer. They are easy to make and can be stored uncooked or cooked in a sealed freezer bag for quite a while and can be cooked or reheated whenever required for unexpected guests or quick snacks at any time. I think they are really tasty.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For pinky winks or mini pizzas

  • 1 lb
    bulk italian sausage of desired hotness
  • 1 lb
    velveeta cheese cubed
  • 1 tsp
    each garlic powder & onion powder
  • 1 pkg
    vienna cocktail ryes

How To Make pinky winks or mini pizzas

  • 1
    In a skillet over medium heat, brown sausage with garlic & onion powder. Transfer browned meat to medium sauce pan. Add Velveeta cubes to browned meat . Heat until cheese is melted. Stir to thoroughly combine meat and cheese. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • 2
    Place 12 COCKTAIL RYE SLICES IN A SINGLE LAYER on a non stick baking sheet. pot a dinner spoonful of the meat & cheese mixture in the middle of each rye slice. Bake for 30 minutes at 325 until bubbly & brown. Serve warm. Make extras; they will go quickly..
  • 3
    Place leftovers, if there are any in a Ziploc freezer bag and freeze until ready to reheat. a couple of months is fine.