Cheesy Stars

All you need is one measuring cup and 5 ingredients to create a tasty star appetizer.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup finely chopped sweet onion (such as Walla Walla or Maui)
1/2
cup shredded Swiss cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup diced yellow bell pepper
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
16
slices firm white bread

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, stir together all ingredients except bread.
  • 2 Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Cut star shape from each bread slice with 3- or 4-inch star-shaped cookie cutter. Spread about 1 tablespoon cheese mixture on each bread star; place on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bottoms of bread stars are golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, stir together all ingredients except bread.
  • 2 Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Cut star shape from each bread slice with 3- or 4-inch star-shaped cookie cutter. Spread about 1 tablespoon cheese mixture on each bread star; place on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bottoms of bread stars are golden brown.

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Serve these cute canapés at your 4th of July get-together.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.