Course: snacks
PointsPlus® Value:    1
Servings:  30
Preparation Time:  20 min
Cooking Time:  25 min
Level of Difficulty:  Easy

 

Keep the calories low in this popular hors d'oeuvre by making the meatballs with ground turkey instead of ground beef and by using fat-free barbecue sauce.

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

 

 

1 1/2 pound(s) uncooked ground turkey breast   

 

1 cup(s) uncooked quick oats   

 

2 large egg white(s)   

 

1 large onion(s), finely chopped   

 

1 clove(s) (medium) garlic clove(s), chopped   

 

1/4 cup(s) parsley, chopped   

 

1 tsp dried oregano   

 

1 1/2 tsp beef bouillon granules   

 

1/2 tsp black pepper   

 

1 1/4 cup(s) barbecue sauce   

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Combine all ingredients, except barbecue sauce, in a medium-size bowl; mix well.
  • Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Shape meatball mixture into sixty 1-inch balls; place on baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350ºF until cooked through, about 25 minutes. Transfer meatballs to a chafing dish or Crockpot to keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, heat barbecue sauce over medium-high heat until hot. Pour sauce over cooked meatballs, toss gently and serve. Yields 2 meatballs per serving.

 

Mini Bacon and Cheese Quiches

Weight Watchers Recipe

 
 

 

 

 

Course: snacks
PointsPlus® Value:    2
Servings:  18
Preparation Time:  15 min
Cooking Time:  20 min
Level of Difficulty:  Moderate

 

Make a statement at your next party by serving these mini quiches. They'll rank high on both taste and eye appeal.

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

 

 

1 spray(s) cooking spray   

 

36 item(s) wonton wrapper(s), 3 1/2-inches square each   

 

1 small onion(s), finely chopped   

 

1 cup(s) fat-free egg substitute   

 

1 1/2 cup(s) fat-free evaporated milk   

 

1/2 cup(s) low-fat shredded cheddar cheese   

 

4 slice(s) cooked crisp turkey bacon, crumbled   

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat 36 miniature muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • Gently press 1 wonton wrapper into each muffin cup allowing ends to extend above cups. Spray edges of wrappers with cooking spray; set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a small skillet, stir-fry onion over medium-high heat until tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together egg substitute, milk and cheese. Stir in bacon and onion until well combined. Fill each wonton wrapper with about 1 tablespoon of filling mixture.
  • Bake until quiche mixture is set and edges of wrappers are lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Yields 2 quiches per serving.

 

 

Festive Cherry Cheesecakes

Weight Watchers Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

Course: desserts
PointsPlus® Value:    3
Servings:  12
Preparation Time:  20 min
Cooking Time:  15 min
Level of Difficulty:  Easy

 

A perfect combination: rich, creamy filling and a light, buttery crust. Try different flavors of pie filling and whole vanilla wafers for crust.*

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

 

 

3/4 cup(s) graham cracker crumbs   

 

2 Tbsp light butter, melted   

 

2/3 cup(s) low fat cream cheese   

 

6 Tbsp fat-free cream cheese   

 

3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice   

 

2 large egg white(s)   

 

1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract   

 

1/2 cup(s) sugar   

 

3/4 cup(s) light fruit pie filling, cherry   

Instructions

Place 12 cupcake liners in a cupcake pan. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • In a small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and butter; mix well. Spoon 1 tablespoon of crumb mixture into bottom of each liner and press down gently; refrigerate until ready to use.
  • In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, beat both types of cream cheese until fluffy. Add lemon juice, egg whites, vanilla extract and sugar; beat until smooth.
  • Spoon cream cheese mixture evenly into muffin liners; bake until set, about 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • Top each cheesecake with 1 tablespoon cherry pie filling. Yields 1 cheesecake per serving.