Italian Ham Appetizers Squares

Italian Ham Appetizers Squares

1 (10.6-ounce) package Pillsbury Refrigerated Garlic Breadsticks

6 thin slices capicollo (cured Italian ham or cooked ham (about 3 ounces)

6 thin slices Provolone cheese (about 4 ounces)

1 medium tomato, chopped

6 to 7 large ripe olives, sliced

1/2 C. chopped fresh basil

2 T. purchased Greek or Italian vinaigrette salad dressing

Heat oven to 375°F.

Unroll dough; divide into 2 equal sections along center perforation. Place 1 inch apart in ungreased 15 x 10 inch baking pan or 13 x 9 inch (3-quart) baking dish. Press perforations to seal. Spread garlic spread from breadstick container evenly over each dough section.

Bake at 375°F. for 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown.

Remove crusts from oven. Top each partially baked crust with ham, cheese, tomato and olives. Return to oven; bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges are golden brown.

To serve, cut each topped crust into 9 squares. Sprinkle with basil; drizzle with salad dressing. Serve warm.

Makes 18 servings.

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