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No Brainer Appetizer: Proscuitto-Wrapped Mozzarella Skewers

Last night I attended a book launch for a yet-to-be released guide to the good life called Bixology. The book was written by Doug Biederbeck, the owner of San Francisco's popular restaurant Bix. The event was hosted at one of my favorite boutiques, Carrots, and the passed appetizers were original Bix creations. One of the delicious bites was an incredibly easy appetizer idea that I had to share with you! Proscuitto-wrapped mozzarella skewers are a fuss free, no-cook hors d'oeuvre perfect for a last-minute holiday party. I'll definitely be serving them at my next soiree. Here's how you make them:

  1. Look for a high-quality fresh mozzarella. Bix's cheese is pulled in house making for a creamy, luscious texture. Slice into 1/2-inch thick rounds.
  2. Wrap the outside edge with a piece of proscuitto and secure in place with a decorative toothpick.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with freshly ground pepper.

Voila — instant sophisticated appetizer!

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Mario-Grazia Mario-Grazia 6 years
Delicious :) try also mozzarella skewers with grilled white bread and buttery anchovy sauce:
ajennilynrushhh ajennilynrushhh 8 years
ohh looks gooood!
Food Food 8 years
pixelhaze pixelhaze 8 years
I use buffalo mozzarella and also add tomato slices. And I like to grill them :)
mrsld mrsld 8 years
Definitely going to do this for my NYE party. Thanks for the easy idea!
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 8 years
I love these!!! It's a standy-by favourite of mine!!! Another is dates stuffed with blue cheese :-)
Calimie Calimie 8 years
Those look delicious! Will try!
laura1jl laura1jl 8 years
Sounds so easy and so yummy! Stealing this idea for sure!
lexichloe lexichloe 8 years
This is so me! I'm having a small party after a Christmas parade this weekend. These will be served! Thanks!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
that certainly is an easy one that just about anyone can do...i don't know if it's something that i would make seeing as how i would really have to handle the meat and that's not a doable thing for me (at least not happily)
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
clarkware, How about decorative swizzle sticks?
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
Could cheese and prosciutto ever be bad? LOL
clarkware clarkware 8 years
Great idea! I think I might make these for my New Years party. I'm trying to think of something to use besides a boring wooden skewer. Rosemary would be floppy. Any ideas?
gabiushka gabiushka 8 years
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Simple and tasty kind of app!
hanako66 hanako66 8 years
totally doing this for Christmas
Fashion Fashion 8 years
Yeah, I had like five of these. So yummy and mess free! xo
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