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Grilled Ham and Cheese Boo Bites

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy these delicious sandwiches made using ham and cheese - perfect for Halloween.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

8
slices whole wheat bread
1/4
cup chives-and-onion cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
8
slices deli ham
4
slices sharp Cheddar cheese
2
tablespoons butter or margarine

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In each of 4 slices of bread, cut out eyes, nose and mouth to look like pumpkin face, with paring knife, or cut out letters to spell “boo”; set aside. On remaining 4 slices bread, spread 1 tablespoon of the cream cheese; top with 2 slices ham and 1 slice cheese. Top each with cut bread slice.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium-high heat. Place 2 sandwiches, face down, in skillet; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is light brown and cheese is beginning to melt. Turn sandwiches. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 3 to 4 minutes longer or until bread is light brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining 1 tablespoon butter and 2 sandwiches.
  • 1 In each of 4 slices of bread, cut out eyes, nose and mouth to look like pumpkin face, with paring knife, or cut out letters to spell “boo”; set aside. On remaining 4 slices bread, spread 1 tablespoon of the cream cheese; top with 2 slices ham and 1 slice cheese. Top each with cut bread slice.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium-high heat. Place 2 sandwiches, face down, in skillet; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is light brown and cheese is beginning to melt. Turn sandwiches. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 3 to 4 minutes longer or until bread is light brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining 1 tablespoon butter and 2 sandwiches.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you have alphabet cookie cutters, cut "BOO" out of 4 slices of bread and cut each sandwich into thirds.

Use an electric or stovetop griddle, and cook sandwiches all at one time.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
1050mg
1050%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.