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Sunday, July 29 2012

This appetizer version of a deli favorite has stacked corned beef, Swiss cheese, and Thousand Island dressing stacked on cocktail rye bread to serve in bite-size portions.


Trump Card Cocktail Ruebens
Recipe from 
Servings: 16 cocktail sandwiches
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 43 mins
    1/3  cup  Thousand Island dressing
     to 2 tablespoons  prepared horseradish
     tablespoons  butter, melted
    32  slices  cocktail rye bread
    12  ounces  thinly sliced deli corned beef
     ounces  sliced Swiss cheese
        Assorted mustards (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degree F. In a small bowl, combine dressing and horseradish. Using half of the butter, lightly brush half of the bread on one side. Place on a 15x10x1-inch pan, buttered side down.
Spread the dressing mixture evenly on each slice of the bread. Top with corned beef and then cheese. Brush remaining slices of bread with remaining butter, and place atop cheese, butter side up.
Bake for 8 minutes. Turn, and press lightly with a spatula. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes more or until golden brown. Let cool for 5 minutes; cut in half diagonally. Serve with small bowls of mustards for dipping, if desired. Makes 16 cocktail sandwiches (8 servings).
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 310, Total Fat 21 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 70 mg, Sodium 819 mg, Carbohydrate 16 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 14 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 16%, Iron 9%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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