Almond Cheddar Appetizers

Another of Mom’s recipes, these appetizers are tasty, cheesy, and melty. Mmm. Almond Cheddar Appetizers are the fourth of my 25 Appetizers of Christmas.


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup onion, minced
  • ¾ c. slivered almonds, chopped
  • 8 bacon strips
  • 1 loaf French bread


  1. Toast almonds at 350° for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Cut bacon into ¼-inch pieces, fry and drain.
  3. Cut bread into ½-inch slices and cut slices in half.
  4. Combine mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, cheese, onion, almonds and bacon together in small bowl.
  5. Spread on bread halves, and place on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until bubbly.


  • To make ahead, assemble and place on cookie sheet. Cover and freeze for 1 hour. Place in Ziploc bags to store for up to two months.

Time Required: 1½ hours

Servings: 48