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Recipes for Parties: Party Nests

Recipes for Parties: Party Nests

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Appetizers, Starters
Servings 20


  • 8 oz (225g) butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 punnet mustard and cress
  • 3 oz (75 g) shelled walnuts
  • 10 small rounds wholemeal bread
  • Pinch each celery salt, garlic salt and ground ginger
  • 2 drops Tabasco sauce
  • 3 strips canned pimiento
  • 10 small rounds pumpernickel bread
  • Parsley sprigs


  • Cream half the butter with the salt, pepper and lemon juice. Snip the cress with scissors, rinse in cold water and leave to drain.
  • Chop the walnuts. Spread the wholemeal bread with the butter and sprinkle cress round the edges. Place the chopped walnuts in the center of each round.
  • Stir the celery salt, garlic salt, ginger and Tabasco into the remaining butter. Drain the pimiento and dice finely.
  • Place the butter mixture in a piping bag fitted with a small starshaped nozzle and pipe round the edges of the pumpernickel bread.
  • Fill the centres with the diced pimiento. Wash and dry the parsley, break into sprigs and use to garnish each round. (Use a pastry cutter to make the bread rounds.)
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Keyword Party Recipe, Snacks