When the weekend rolls around, we like to do things that are at the same time fancy and simple. Like dinner, for instance on the weekends, we’ll often take extra time to fix something special, just because the schedule is more relaxed. This recipe for Smoked Turkey Bites makes a great appetizer, but it’s just as suitable for the main course of your meal. Give them a try and see how everyone reacts. The layers of flavor will have everyone asking you what’s in this recipe!
Smoked Turkey Bites
Prep time: 20 minutes; Cook time: 20 minutes
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, melted
1/4 lb shaved smoked turkey deli meat
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup minced onion
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp red pepper jelly
1 tsp mustard
1 loaf white bread
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350 DEGREES. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place the melted butter in a saucer or small dish for dipping.
Chop the turkey and place in a medium bowl. Add cream cheese, onion, mayo Worcestershire, red pepper jelly and mustard. Stir and mash to thoroughly combine.
Trim the crusts from the bread. Place 6 slices at a time between two sheets of plastic wrap. Roll flat to 1/8-inch thickness with a rolling pin.
Spread each slice with the smoked turkey mixture. Roll into a cigar shape. Dip each into the melted butter and place seam-side down on the baking sheet. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden. Serve whole or cut in half for appetizers.