Ham and Cheese Squares
56 saltine crackers, divided
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1 cup sour cream
1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped cooked deli ham
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
Preheat oven to 400°F.
For crust, arrange 40 of the crackers evenly over bottom of a 13x9 pan (5 rows of 8 crackers each).
Place remaining crackers in re-sealable plastic food storage bag; crush into fine crumbs. Combine cracker crumbs with 1 cup of the cheese; sprinkle evenly over cracker crust.
Combine sour cream, eggs and black pepper; whisk until smooth.
Coarsely chop ham.
Dice bell pepper; stir ham and bell pepper into sour cream mixture.
Scoop filling evenly over cheese mixture; spread evenly.
Bake 22-25 minutes or until golden brown and set; remove to cooling rack.
Snip parsley; sprinkle parsley and remaining cheese over filling.
Cut into squares.
Yield: 20 servings