Baby Bib Appetizers

Make designs on cocktail rye bread "bibs" with sliced Cheddar and deli ham along with spreadable cheese. Fresh chive "ties" complete the cute look.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 24

Ingredients

24
slices (3/4 oz each) Cheddar cheese
6
slices (1 oz each) oval-shaped deli cooked ham
1/2
cup garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese (from 6.5-oz container)
24
slices cocktail rye bread (from 1-lb package)
24
long, thin fresh chives
Fresh dill weed
  • 1 With 2 1/2-inch scalloped round cookie cutter, cut 24 rounds from cheese slices. With 1 3/4-inch round cutter, cut 24 rounds of ham (4 rounds can be cut from each ham slice).
  • 2 Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon spreadable cheese on center of each bread slice. Place 1 cheese slice on spreadable cheese on each bread slice; press down gently. Place 1 ham slice on each cheese slice.
  • 3 With 1 3/4-inch round cutter, cut small half-circle from top edge through ham, cheese and bread to form neck of bib (see photo). Repeat to make remaining bibs.
  • 4 To make tie for each bib, cut each chive in half. Tie 2 chive halves together with knot in center to make X shape (see diagram). Tuck 2 chive ends under cheese slice on either side of cutout. Pipe spreadable cheese to form small design on bibs; garnish with dill weed.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    4g
    4%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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