cheddar and tomato-jam canapés

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By LINDA BAILEY
from STERLING HEIGHTS, MI

A ginger- and cinnamon-spiced tomato salsa tops the cheddar cheese on these crackers.

serves 16
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cheddar and tomato-jam canapés

  • 1 can
    (14.5 oz.) chili-style diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 8 oz
    sharp cheddar cheese or white cheddar cheese
  • 64
    multi-grain crackers
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How To Make cheddar and tomato-jam canapés

  • 1
    In medium saucepan combine undrained tomatoes, brown sugar, vinegar, gingerroot and cinnamon. Cook and stir until mixture comes to boil and sugar dissolves. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until mixture reduces to 1 cup. Remove from heat. Cool.
  • 2
    Place cheese on serving plate. Spoon tomato mixture over cheese. (Or, thinly slice cheese. Top each cracker with cheese slice and some of tomato mixture.)
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