Use purchased polenta, and eliminate the preparation step in this recipe. Simply slice polenta, cut slices into fourths and bake as directed.
Make and chill the polenta, cut into triangles and place in jelly roll pan. Slice apple, and dip into lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate polenta and apple slices separately up to 4 hours. Assemble and bake as directed.
Arrange Cheesy Apple Polenta Bites on a colored serving plate, and garnish with fresh sage leaves and shaved fully cooked ham on the side.