About: gussiesmom

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Recipes submitted by gussiesmom

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake Bites with Quick Clotted Cream

Arrange Mini Fillo Shells on platter. Spoon 1 teaspoon strawberry preserves into bottom of each Shell and set platter aside. In mixing bowl, beat cream with cream cheese and confectioner’s sugar until soft peaks form. Cover bowl and place in …

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Hummingbird Cake Phyllo Bites

Press a banana round into bottom of each Fillo Shell, mashing slightly as necessary. In mixing bowl, beat whipping cream with sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold in crushed pineapple. Spoon whipped cream mixture into each Fillo Shell. Top each …

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Nutty Double-Chocolate Baklava

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Butter interior of 9×12 baking dish. Slice Fillo sheets in half to form 18 12×6.5″ sheets. Place milk chocolate chips and white chocolate chips in separate bowls. Microwave chocolate on HI 2 minutes, or until …

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Bodacious Blueberries-n-Cream Strudel

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray. In mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, egg, and confectioner’s sugar with electric beater until smooth and creamy. Stir in blueberries and set aside. In small bowl, whisk together bread …

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Chantilly Cream Summer Berry Bites

Place 1 strawberry, stem end down, in each Fillo Shell. Divide 2 tablespoons sugar between strawberries, sprinkling over the top. In small mixing bowl, beat whipping cream with cream cheese and remaining 4 tablespoons sugar until soft peaks form. Divide …

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Pizza Margherita Poppers

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Divide diced tomatoes between 15 Fillo Shells. Sprinkle salt over tomatoes. Arrange shredded mozzarella on top of tomato layer. Place basil leaf on top of cheese. Bake 4 to 5 minutes, or until cheese is …

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Spring Egg Roll Bites

Arrange Mini Fillo Shells on a serving platter. In mixing bowl, blend cabbage, carrots, and yogurt. Spoon cabbage mixture into Fillo Shells. Sprinkle top of each generously with ginger. Serve.

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Pina Colada Poppers

In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with rum until mixture is fluffy. Stir in crushed pineapple. Divide mixture between Fillo Shells. Top each with toasted coconut, pressing coconut to adhere, and serve immediately. *To toast coconut, spread shredded coconut across …

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Touchdown Macho Mini-Bites with Beef 'n Beans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat baking sheet with cooking spray. Arrange Athen Mini Fillo Shells on baking sheet. In bowl, mash beans with butter until well-blended. Divide bean mixture between Fillo Shells, spreading across bottoms and up sides. …

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Turkey Day Phyllo Bites

Divide cranberry sauce equally between Mini Fillo Shells, spreading it across bottom and up sides of each. Spoon diced turkey into Shells. Generously season with pepper. Top with toasted almonds*. *To toast almonds: Scatter slivered almonds in a single layer …

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