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Sharp Cheddar Prosciutto Canapés

Meal: Appetizers

Cheese: Cheddars Sharp Cheddar

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Makes: 30

Difficulty: Moderate


  • 1 pkg. (6 ounces) Alouette® Sharp Cheddar Soft Spreadable Cheese
  • 1 loaf mini sliced whole wheat bread loaf
  • 4 ounces sliced prosciutto
  • 1 bunch parsley, to garnish


  1. Preheat broiler to 450°F
  2. Toast 15 slices of bread on both sides in the broiler
  3. Let cool to room temperature
  4. Lay toasted bread slices out on a flat surface. Spread each slice liberally but neatly on one side with Alouette® Sharp Cheddar Soft Spreadable Cheese
  5. Lay one thin slice of prosciutto over prepared toast
  6. Trim off excess prosciutto and trim canapés to make a clean square edge
  7. Cut each canapé in half diagonally
  8. Garnish with parsley

Variations: lay any remaining prosciutto slices flat on a piece of parchment paper. Spread with Alouette┬« Sharp Cheddar Soft Spreadable Cheese, roll tightly and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Remove from refrigerator, unwrap, and slice into 1/4 inch slices. Top each prepared canap├ę with parsley.