This tasty appetizer features Juusto, a Scandinavian baked cheese, is simple to make and offers endless possibilities.

7 ounces Juusto cheese, grated
24 mini phyllo cups
2 ounces spinach, finely chopped
2 ounces sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped

Grate Juusto cheese. (Cheese will be firmer and grate better if it is cold.) Divide cheese equally among all phyllo cups. Top half with chopped spinach; the other half with sun-dried tomatoes. Place on cookie sheet and bake 3 to 5 minutes at 350 degrees or until cheese is golden in color.  Makes 24 cheese tarts

Note: This recipe has unlimited options. Experiment with your favorite toppings. For example, fill mini phyllo cups with grated cheese as suggested and top each with a slice of almond and a couple drops of honey for a sweet treat that pairs beautifully with Stone Hill Winery Vignoles.

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