Spinach Cheese Appetizers

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Hosting a get-together is simple when you have these easy hors d'oeuvres stashed in the freezer. Loaded with spinach flavor, the rich squares come from the Sequim, Washington home of Marian Platt.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
78
Yield:
78 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

  • 4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  1. Pour butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish; tilt to coat. In a bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk eggs and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until blended. Fold in spinach and cheese. Pour into prepared dish.

  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes; cut into small squares. Serve immediately or transfer to a freezer container. May be frozen for up to 3 months.

Tips

To use frozen appetizers: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Place on baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.