Cheesy Corn Bites
INGREDIENTS
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 48 scoop-shaped tortilla chips (One 10 oz. bag)
  • Chopped chives or cilantro, for sprinkling
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix the cram cheese, pepper jack cheese, egg and corn.
  2. Arrange the chips on a large rimmed baking sheet and place 1 teaspoon corn mixture in each. Bake until the filling is set, about 20 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle the corn bites with the chives or cilantro, serve warm.
  4. Optional additions
  5. Place a fresh or pickled jalapeno slice in the bottom of each chip
  6. Spice up the filling with 1 chopped chile in adobo sauce and 1 tablespoon of the sauce.
  7. Mix salsa, black beans or olive tapenade into the filling.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I am making these to serve with chili.