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Ham and Cheese Canapes

Contributed by: News Canada

Making the Most of Your Holiday Ham (NC) - All the dishes are done, and you've just finished a fantastic holiday dinner - delicious, tender ham and all the fixings. But now... what to do with all the leftovers? Luckily, ham makes a perfect flavourful and versatile ingredient for hors d'oevres and party nibbles. With minimal ease and some simple ingredients you can transform your leftovers into appetizing morsels.

Try these holiday favourites, and make the most of your holiday ham.


  • 1/4 lb shredded Swiss cheese(125 g)
  • 1/4 lb finely diced ham (125 g)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (125 mL)
  • 1/4 cup diced green onions (125 mL)
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard (25 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper (2 mL)
  • 1 French loaf


Pre-heat oven to 375 F (190 C)

Combine cheese, ham, mayonnaise, green onions, mustard and pepper in a medium bowl.

Slice French loaf on the diagonal into 25 1/4-inch (5 mm) slices.

Spread a tablespoon of dip on each slice and place on a baking sheet

Bake for about 20 minutes, or until canapes begin to brown

Serve immediately.

Serving Size: Makes 25 Canapes

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