Chef Mary’s Pimento Cheese Bacon Canapé
Easy appetizer to have on hand for last minute entertaining.
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c. mayo
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup Monterey jack cheese
1/2 c. bacon, cooked and diced
3 T. pimento, diced
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
Phyllo cups (frozen section of supermarket)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a food processor add the cream cheese and mayo; pulse a few times to combine. Add the shredded cheeses and seasoning and blend well. Put in a medium bowl stir in the chopped bacon and pimento, then refrigerate. Place the phyllo cups on a baking sheet, lined with parchment paper; fill 3/4 full with cheese mixture. Bake on center rack for about 5 – 7 minutes, till melted. Enjoy!