Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Asparagus Bites: Quick 3 Ingredient Appetizer

"What are ya doin' New Year's, New Year's Eve?"

Do you know this song?  That's the only part I know, and I remember my dad singing it almost every year, about this time, as we discussed our plans for New Year's Eve.  At this point, I don't have any plans, and that's OK with me.  If something comes up, great, but if not, I'll probably be in bed at my usual 9:30 bedtime, reading a good book, enjoying the peace and quiet.  For those of you who have a party to attend, this is one of the easiest appetizers to make!  With just three ingredients, you can put it together in about 20 minutes, and everyone will love it.  {My 2 year old devoured these!}

Asparagus Bites

16 oz. packaged deli ham {the rectangular kind works best}
8 oz. cream cheese {not cream cheese spread}
can of asparagus {you could try fresh asparagus too}

In a microwaveable bowl, soften the cream cheese so that it is easy to spread.  Lay ham out on a clean work space.  Spread with a layer of cream cheese. Place one asparagus spear on one end of the ham and roll up.  Refrigerate for 1-2 hours, until cream cheese hardens again.  Place rolled up ham slices on cutting board, and slice with a serrated knife into bite size pieces.  Arrange on platter and serve chilled.

source: my sweet mother-in-law {she made these for us when she was here a few weeks ago}


  1. This looks like a great appetizer! They look really pretty too!

  2. "Baby It's Cold Outside" is the song, I believe...

    Those look delish! :-)

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