3-Ingredient Blue Cheese & Fig Bites

3-Ingredient Blue Cheese & Fig Bites

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From: EatingWell.com, November 2019

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.

Ingredients 24 servings

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  • 1 refrigerated pie crust ( ½ of a 14-ounce package; see Tip)
  • ¼ cup fig jam
  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Minced fresh chives (optional)

Preparation

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  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Lightly coat a mini muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. 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.
  3. Add ½ teaspoon fig jam to each cup, then top with ½ teaspoon crumbled cheese. Bake until hot, 3 to 5 minutes more. Let cool for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with chives, if using.
  • 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 information

  • Serving size: 1 bite
  • Per serving: 51 calories; 3 g fat(1 g sat); 0 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 4 mcg folate; 1 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 10 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 9 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 51 mg sodium; 12 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ fat, ½ starch

Reviews 1

December 02, 2019
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By: MeganOS
I made these with Vermont's Bayley Hazen Blue and they were a hit.
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