Apple Asiago Prosciutto Bites

| November 12, 2012 | 51 Comments

Today is a very special day.

See, the lovely Rachel from Rachel Cooks is expecting her second child. Her little man is scheduled to make his debut in December. With her due date nearing, it’s time to celebrate with a surprise virtual baby shower. Surprise, Rachel! And congratulations.

As many of you know, I have two kids myself. They are the best of friends. Will, 7, and Paige, 5, wake up every morning and play together. They create elaborate games of the imagination, and have a blast. And almost every night, Will reads to Paige before bedtime. They help each other out (though sometimes that backfires a little … like when they “put away” laundry by stuffing it wherever they think I won’t find it). And whether it’s on the bus or at home, they are always looking out for each other. Of course they have their moments, but most of the time they are best buds. It’s amazing.

Rachel, having two is simply magical. You’re going to love it.

This adorable invitation was designed by Susan from Farmgirl Gourmet.

So, what am I bringing to the virtual party? Apple Asiago Prosciutto Bites — a fun and easy appetizer that’s a perfect little bite. Not only are these just right for a baby shower (virtual or otherwise), but they are a fantastic quick and easy appetizer for Thanksgiving too. Totally stress-free to prepare.

These little bites literally take no more than five or 10 minutes to make with three simple ingredients. Seriously super easy. You cut an apple into chunks. Wrap each piece into prosciutto. Skewer it with a piece of asiago. Done. It’s a flavorful little bite — salty, sweet and sharp all at once.

Enjoy — and congrats again, Rachel!

Be sure to drop by all the bloggers who are celebrating Rachel today. Everyone has cooked up something special:

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Apple Asiago Prosciutto Bites

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: serves 4

Apple Asiago Prosciutto Bites

Ingredients

1 sweet, crisp apple
1/4 lb thinly sliced prosciutto
6 oz rosemary olive oil asiago cheese

Directions

  1. Cut the apple into 24 chunks. Wrap each one in half a slice of prosciutto and thread onto a toothpick. Add a 1/4-ounce chunk of asiago.
  2. Chill until ready to serve (don't make more than 30 minutes in advance though).
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Sarah Walker Caron is a freelance writer, editor and recipe developer. Her work has appeared in countless online and print publications including iVillage, BELLA NYC Magazine, Yum for Kids magazine and more. She lives in Connecticut with her two kids, two beagles and husband.

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  1. Nicole-Lynn says:

    These look awesome! They’d be a great appetizer for a girls night! Thanks for the idea!

  2. I love fun little appetizers like these! Perfect for holiday entertaining!

  3. carrian says:

    That sounds so delicious!! Perfect for the holiday season too!

  4. I love bite-sized appetizers like this one! Excellent for grabbing and going. :)

  5. 30A EATS says:

    Love these delicious little bite sized goodies!

  6. Deborah says:

    Yum! These sound like the perfect little appetizer!!

  7. sheila says:

    This is my kinda food! You are a new blog to me ; D so glad I got to meet you at Rachel’s baby shower ; )

  8. Donna says:

    I’m a fiend for cheese, so I’d be all over these. Love the skewers, too.

  9. Rachel Cooks says:

    Love your words about having two kids–makes me so excited! Thanks for being a part of this, I am so touched! Can’t wait to make all these delicious goodies! xo

  10. Sarah – these look delish!! This baby shower has sufficiently made me starving this morning. :)

  11. Beautiful post! Having 2 kiddos definitely is great. It was so great we decided to add another! It is really sweet to see how they interact. My first 2 are definitely very close

  12. Steph says:

    So perfect for a baby shower! Love these little bites

  13. They sound simple and perfect…but I can’t help but notice the skewers…love!

  14. What a great flavor combination. Asiago is a favorite of mine!

  15. Nutmeg Nanny says:

    These look awesome! I’m pretty much a sucker for anything with prosciutto. Thank you so much for being a part of this special day!

  16. So simple and so delicious! Yum!

  17. Kathryn says:

    These sound like the absolute perfect bite!

  18. kita says:

    That looks easy and perfect. I so need to remember that for my next shindig.

  19. What a tasty little bite, these would be so great for any party!

  20. Kate says:

    Perfect bite-sized treats!

  21. Two of my favorite things in one bite? Perfect!

  22. Cheese and prosciutto – YUM! I love this combo and I love that it’s an app!!

  23. brandi says:

    i love little bites like this! so easy and nice to have on hand for parties or anything at the last minute :)

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