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Ham and Cheese Squares

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56 saltine crackers, divided
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1 cup sour cream
2 eggs
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).

Grate cheese.

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

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