SAVORY MUSHROOM BITES
Enjoy this delicious recipe courtesy of our Broker Tyler Conkle. Sometimes the appetizer can be the star of your holiday feast, and these mushroom bites are proof! Take a bite out of the savory, puff pastry goodness, and see for yourself why this simple mushroom appetizer is the way to go.
with parchment paper.
heat in a large cast-tron skillet Once heated, add the
mushrooms, and cook for about 5 minutes, Remove,
and set aside.
and add the onions. Cook until soutéed. Add the thyme
and sugar, and cook for 25 minutes on medium-low
heat, continually stirring. Add the balsamic vinegar to
deglaze the pan, allowing the onions to soak in the
excess juices- and turn off the heat.
garlic powder, salt, and pepper, and stir. Wait until the
mixture is at room temperature before proceeding. Add
the Gouda, Gruyère, and bacon bits. Mix well.
1½-inch squares, and place them on the lined baking
sheet. Make sure the puff pastry squares are cold before
continuing. If not, put them in the refrigerator for 10-15
minutes. Brush the lightly beaten egg onto the squares
with a pastry brush. Add a tablespoon of the mushroom
mixture to the center of each square. Bake for 20-25
minutes, rotating the pan halfway until the bites are crisp.
Make sure they're cool before serving.