Holiday Brie en Croute
This pastry-wrapped soft cheese can be served year 'round. Baked until the cheese melts, this elegant appetizer is topped with dried cranberries, apricot preserves and toasted almonds. Serve with crackers to a grateful crowd.
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Perfect Deviled Eggs
These appeared on the table at every holiday and every gathering when I was growing up. My children will stand in front of the refrigerator and eat one after another (if I don't catch them). You can spice these up with country or creole mustard, a few jots of hot sauce (or a bunch of hot sauce!), and a sprig of parsley. It's just pretty.
Sausage Applesauce Appetizer
This is the most delicious appetizer! It is always totally consumed! It is originally from Shirley Flint.
Brie Cheese Appetizer
A light, fluffy puff pastry is filled with melted Brie cheese and hot fruit preserves. If you do not want a sweet wheel, you may substitute herbed cheese spread for the preserves. Baking times are the same for the substitution.
These brie phyllo cups are easy to make. If you are looking for a quick and delicious appetizer, this is for you. I've served them many times, and my friends always gobble them up — even cheese haters love them. You can find phyllo cups in the freezer section of a grocery store.