Ham and Swiss Party Appetizer Squares

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 35 Min
Servings 50
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • CRUST
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 3/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 5 tbsps. cold water
  • FILLING
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2/3 cup chopped ham, crumbled cooked sausage, diced pepperoni or crumbled cooked bacon
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh parsley
  • 1 (4 oz.) jar diced pimentos
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 400ºF. Spray a 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 3

    COMBINE flour and salt in medium bowl. Cut in shortening using pastry blender or 2 knives until all flour is blended in to form pea-size chunks. Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time. Toss lightly with fork until dough forms ball.

  • Step 4

    ROLL out dough between sheets of waxed paper to fit jelly-roll pan. Place dough in prepared pan, folding edges under. Flute edges. Prick crust with fork.

  • Step 6

    SPRINKLE cheese, ham, onions, parsley and pimentos evenly over crust. Beat eggs, cream, half-and-half, salt and pepper in medium bowl. Pour over filled crust.

  • Step 7

    BAKE 35 minutes or until set. Cool 5 to 10 minutes. Cut into 2 x 1 1/2-inch pieces.

  • Step 8

    Crust may bubble during baking and need to be pricked with fork again.

Serving size
(1 of 50 appetizers)

  • Calories 100
  • Calories from Fat60g
  • Total Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 115mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 5g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet