Cheese Canapes Recipe

Karen Frazier
Melted cheese canapes

Ingredients for Cheese Canapes Recipe

  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Few grains cayenne
  • 6 slices of bread


  1. Toast bread and cut into circular pieces.
  2. Sprinkle with a thick layer of grated cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place each round on a baking sheet; broil until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  4. Serve at once.


You can change this basic recipe in many ways.

  • Change types of cheese you use, such as Swiss, gouda, cheddar, asiago and other medium or hard cheeses.
  • Combine 1/4 cup mayonnaise with 1/4 cup crab and 1/4 cup parmesan. Place by teaspoonful on bread rounds and top with cheddar cheese. Broil until cheese is brown and bubbly.
  • Add broiled shrimp or other animal proteins under the cheese and broil.
  • Spread bread with herbed cream cheese. Top with a slice of ham and grated Swiss cheese and broil.
  • Top melted cheese with grilled asparagus, cherry tomatoes, or fresh chopped herbs.
Cheese Canapes Recipe