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Sunflower Cheese Balls
serves 12 people

Ingredients: 1- 3oz pkg Philadelphia cream cheese 1/2 cup shredded cheese (brick, Monterey Jack, or American) 1 cup sunflower seeds 2 tbls toasted wheat germ

Directions: Let cream cheese stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Mix with shredded cheese. Stir in sunflower seeds. Mold into 1" balls. Roll cheese balls in wheat germ to coat.


Little Bites

Ingredients: Mini puff pastry dough cups (available in the freezer section of the grocery store) refried beans cheese salsa sour cream guacamole

Directions: Fill mini puff pastry cups with refried beans and sprinkle with cheese. Heat in a 350 degree oven until warm. Serve with garnishes of salsa, sour cream, or guacamole if desired.

Basil Tomato Tarts

Ingredients: miniature pastry shells (unbaked) thinly sliced mozzarella cheese fresh basil leaves thin slices of Roma tomato salt & pepper olive oil

Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees (F). Arrange the miniature pastry shells on a baking sheet. Place thinly sliced mozzarella cheese in the bottom of each shell. Add a layer of fresh basil leaves and top with thin slices of Roma tomato. Sprinkle with salt & pepper, to taste. Brush each tart with olive oil. Bake until juices are bubbling, about 10-15 minutes. Serve immediately.

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