Mini Cheese Souffle Bites

  • Yield 10 to 12 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Cook 25 mins

A festive appetizer or snack, these "souffles" are made in muffin tins.

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Ingredients

1/2 -- (16-ounce) King's Hawaiian Original Bread, cut into 1/2 inch thick vertical slices
1 1/4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/4 cups milk
3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 1/4 teaspoons salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon pepper to taste
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped chives

Instructions

  1. Trim crusts from bread slices and cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
  2. Beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add milk, cheese and Worcestershire sauce. Mix together, then stir in the bread.
  3. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  4. Put 1/3 cup of the souffle' mixture into buttered muffin cups.
  5. Place the muffin tin into a jelly roll pan filled with 1/2 inch of water.
  6. Bake in a 375F oven until set, about 25-30 minutes. Remove when they have puffed up and are slightly brown on top.
  7. Sprinkle chives on each souffle', for garnish. 

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