Spinach Cheese Appetizers


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.

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


  • 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


  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.


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.