Carolyn Tumbleson/Junior League of Murfreesboro
Cheddar Walnut Toasts
8 (6- inch) whole wheat pita breads, split horizontally
12 oz sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup dry sherry
1/2 tsp salt
Tabasco sauce to taste
1-1/2 cups walnuts, lightly toasted, finely chopped
Cut each pita bread into 4 wedges. Toast until crisp; set aside
Beat the cheese, butter, sherry, salt and Tabasco sauce in a mixing bowl until well blended. Stir in the walnuts. Spread the cheese mixture over the toasted pita wedges. Arrange the pita on a baking sheet.
Broil for 1 to 2 minutes or until the cheese topping is lightly browned and bubbly.
YIELD: 64 Toasts