Roasted Red Pepper & Cheese Toast Appetizers

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Delicious appetizer to soak up all the wonderful pasta sauce!!! One loaf French or Italian bread cut into thick slices, 3 Roasted Red Peppers (from a jar), 1-1/4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese. Diced up roasted red peppers and add into a bowl with the cheese, mix well, coat each slice liberally, (optional add fresh basil chopped and parmesan cheese), place on a non stick baking sheet pan (s), pop into a 425 F oven for several minutes to melt the cheese and toast the bread.

Yum-plate and serve.

Enjoy!

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The baked Shrimp Omelet

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This is baked in an iron skillet and the shrimp are sautéed separately. Makes a lovely brunch or even supper. 8 ounces medium shrmp, deveined – no tails, sautéed in garlic lemon butter for 3 minutes. In a large mixing bowl add 6 large eggs and 2 tablespoons milk or cream whisk well, place inside a well-greased iron skillet and pop into a 425 F oven for 14 minutes or until baked completely. Using an offset spatula loosen omelet from skillet and slide onto a large plate. Add any condiments you like, add sautéed shrimp (to half) and fold over the other half of the omelet. Cut into triangles and serve!

We just love this at brunch!

Enjoy!

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Pineapple Turkey Meat Ball Appetizers

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Easy and yummy and the best part economical to make. One pound ground turkey, one can pineapple chunks in natural juices, one teaspoon white pepper, one clove garlic minced or grated, 1/2 teaspoon corn starch. Serving toothpicks. Garnish with some greens.

Drain pineapple juice from can into a small saucepan, add cornstarch on low heat and simmer, stir until thickened. In a mixing bowl add ground turkey meat, garlic, pepper and mix well using clean hands, round out your meatballs and place on a rimmed non stick baking sheet pan. Place into a 350 F oven for 20 minutes. Add meatballs into sauce and stir gently.

Transfer to a serving bowl add a few toothpicks and devour!

So yummy!

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Brownie Whoopie Pies

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These are so delicious and fun to make. I use a box brownie mix, form patties on a non stick baking sheet pan (rimmed) and bake 22-24 minutes @ 350 F until done. Allow to cool. Make whipped cream for the center (or buy store bought whipped cream) fill, add second brownie round and voila-whoopies!!!

Enjoy this easy economical treat!

 

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Almond Cream Cheese & Coconut Appetizer

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Flavorful, easy appetizer for any party! 16 ounces softened cream cheese, one heaping teaspoon Almond Extract, 2 cups toasted (lightly) coconut flakes. Add cream cheese into a stand mixer with the extract and run until combined, while the coconut is toasting in the oven. Create two round balls and roll into the (cooled) toasted coconut, serve with a cracker assortment and enjoy!

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