Asparagus Appetizers

Asparagus Appetizers

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"A wonderful appetizer to have on hand that can be made ahead of time, frozen, and used as needed."
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Ingredients

1 h 45 m servings 463 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 463 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 40.3 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 125 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium:
  • 651 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Trim crusts from bread, and flatten slightly with a rolling pin.
  2. In a bowl, stir blue and cream cheeses together with the egg until well blended and creamy. Spread a thin layer of cheese mixture over each slice of bread. Roll one asparagus spear inside each, and fasten with a toothpick.
  3. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Roll each asparagus wrap in butter to coat. Place on a baking sheet small enough to fit into the freezer, and freeze for one hour, or until butter hardens and wraps are somewhat firm. Remove pan from freezer, discard toothpicks, and cut each wrap in half crosswise. Store in a resealable plastic bag in the freezer until ready to use.
  4. To serve, preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  5. Arrange frozen asparagus wraps on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until lightly browned. Check occasionally, and turn if necessary, for even browning and to prevent burning. Enjoy!

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Most helpful positive review

Fantastic. I actually made these last Wednesday and froze them for a party I had last night (Tuesday). It was a small girls night out gathering with only 4 small appetizer dishes. This was th...

Most helpful critical review

This might have been good were it not for all the butter. Just like the suggested cooking time, the butter was way too much!!! If I try this again, I'll brush melted butter on and spice up th...

Fantastic. I actually made these last Wednesday and froze them for a party I had last night (Tuesday). It was a small girls night out gathering with only 4 small appetizer dishes. This was th...

I had an abundance of asparagus so I gave this recipe a whirl. I used whole grain bread, decreased the butter & & greatly decreased the cooking time (down to about 14 minutes but next time I wil...

Yummy! Can't wait to make again. Next time I will spread the blue cheese/cream cheese on thick! We could hardly taste it. But that's only because I put a very thin layer on. I was worried it...

I've been making this recipe for years and all my friends request that I bring it to our social events! Even people that don't like asparagus LOVE these! The only thing I do differently is I s...

I've had this recipe for years except there is no butter involved! You can cut the rolls in half, place seam side down on a cookie sheet, place in freezer til hard,remove from cookie sheet and s...

Took a little time to assemble; completely worth it! Was told by a discriminating guest "hors d'oeuvres were over the top!" My batch made 30 full pieces (limited by the number of slices in a l...

This might have been good were it not for all the butter. Just like the suggested cooking time, the butter was way too much!!! If I try this again, I'll brush melted butter on and spice up th...

I thought this was very tasty! I did 3 ozs of the bleu cheese b/c I didn't want it to be too strong for the kids at a family function. I also forgot to add some spices to the cheese mix (as reco...

It's a wonderful appetizer that will satisfy all your asparagus & blue cheese fans! Quite easy as well.