This recipe came from a friend from Fort Smith, Belinda Ancheta. We played in orchestra together from junior high through college. We have reconnected through facebook in recent months. She sent me this great recipe. It is a great for an appetizer. Thanks, Belinda!
1 pkg. Cream Cheese
1 stick of butter
4 pieces of Bacon
a couple dashes of Italian Seasoning
Leave cream cheese out to soften
Caramelize dice onions with 1/2 stick of butter.
Cook Bacon- While all this is being done, use a pairing knife to scoop out the cap so that more of the filling can be added.
Dice up the stem and the caps excess.
Add to the onion that is being caramelized as well as the rest of the butter.
Add a couple dashes of Italian Seasoning
Crush bacon and add to mix.
Mix in the Package of Cream Cheese
Fill caps with the Filling, top it off with a small slice of swiss cheese. Pop it in the oven at 350 degrees. Wait till the cheese is mooooshy and melted.