Appetizer Using WayCo Country Ham

This is a very unique recipe that was entered into our WayCo Country Ham Recipe Contest by Carol Nall. Sounds delicious!

  • 1 roll of flaky biscuits
  • 1 square of Emmantaler cheese
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 small onion
  • A few slices of country ham, butter and small amount of sherry.
  • Finely slice onion and caramelize in butter.
  • When wilted and not quite brown, add the country ham, julienned into about 2 to 3 inch bits.
  • Stir well until all cooks a few more minutes, turn the heat off, add about a 1/4 cup of Sherry and cover.
  • Remove the flaky biscuits from the roll and on a big cutting board, “floured” with grated Parmesan cheese, roll them out with a rolling pin to make a flat crust.
  • Shake grated Parm cheese on the board to keep them from sticking and on top to keep from sticking to the rolling pin. (I usually don’t use the whole roll- just go by how big you want the crust).
  • Place on a non-stick cookie sheet, rolling the edges back a little all around to make a crust that will contain melted cheese.
  • Take 1/2 of the Emmantaler and slice it into fine slices. Coarsely grate the other half.
  • Cover what has now become something of a pizza or tarte crust with the cheese slices and grated cheese to fill in the empty spots. A few shakes of grated Parm cheese helps, too.
  • Remove the onion/ham mixture and arrange on top of the cheesy crust. Bake in a 425 oven for 15 + minutes or until the cheese has melted and the crust is golden.
  • Allow to cool slightly and slice into little rectangles.

Thanks Carol for the recipe!

Carol Nall