Cheesy Stars

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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