Salty-tangy blue cheese pairs beautifully with sweet fig jam in these easy appetizers, which are perfect for a holiday party. The optional minced chives add a nice pop of color, but these are just as tasty without herbs. Keep the ingredients on hand and you can whip these up for impromptu holiday cocktail parties. Source: EatingWell.com, November 2019

Carolyn Casner
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Lightly coat a mini muffin tin with cooking spray.

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  • Unroll pie crust onto a clean surface. Roll the dough into a circle about 12 inches in diameter. Cut 24 2-inch circles out of the dough with a biscuit cutter, rerolling the scraps if needed. Place the dough circles in the prepared muffin cups, gently pressing the dough into the bottom and sides. Prick the dough with a fork. Bake until lightly browned, 5 to 6 minutes.

  • Add 1/2 teaspoon fig jam to each cup, then top with 1/2 teaspoon crumbled cheese. Bake until hot, 3 to 5 minutes more. Let cool for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with chives, if using.

Tips

Tip: Look for prerolled pie dough (usually a package of 2 crusts) in the refrigerated case at the grocery store. If you have time and enjoy making pastry, you can make your own crust.

Equipment: Mini muffin tin (24 cups); 2-inch biscuit cutter

Nutrition Facts

51 calories; total fat 2.5g 4% DV; saturated fat 1.1g; cholesterol 1mg; sodium 51mg 2% DV; potassium 12mg; carbohydrates 6.6g 2% DV; fiber 0.2g 1% DV; sugar 2g; protein 0.6g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 10IU; vitamin cmg; folate 4mcg; calcium 9mg; ironmg; magnesium 1mg; thiaminmg; added sugar 2g.

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12/02/2019
I made these with Vermont's Bayley Hazen Blue and they were a hit. Read More