*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          HOLIDAY APPETIZER QUICHE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----CRUST-----
    1 1/2   c            Butter crackers crushed
      2/3   c            Butter flavored crisco
    1 1/2   c            All purpose flour
                         -----FILLING-----
      1/4   c            Snipped fresh parsley
    1       c            Whipping cream
    1       c            Half and half
    1       t            Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
    5                    Eggs
    2       c            Shredded swiss cheese
    1                    Jar (4-oz) diced pimentos,
                         Well drained
      3/4   c            Thin sliced green onions
                         With tops
      2/3   c            Chopped ham, crumbled
                         Sausage, diced pepperoni or
                         Crumbled cooked bacon
 
   CRUST: Combine flour and cracker crumbs. Cut in crisco
   until mixture resembles coarse oatmeal. Sprinkle with
   1/2 cup water, a Tb at a time. Toss with a fork until
   crumbs are completely moistened. Press mixture into
   bottom of ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.  Prick crust
   with fork. FILLING: Sprinkle swiss cheese, ham,
   onions, parsley and pimentos evenly over crust. Beat
   eggs, cream, half anf half, salt and pepper. Pour over
   filled crust. Bake at 400 degrees in preheated oven
   for 25- 30 minutes or until set. Cool 5-10 minutes.
   Cut into 1 1/2x2-inch pieces. Serve warm. NOTE: Crust
   may bubble during baking and need to be pricked with
   fork again.
  
 
 
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