Mozzarella Cheese Filled Hearts

These heart shaped appetizers are great to  start to your Valentine meal.I don`t know what i`m going to do on Valentine`s Day so this idea is pretty cute if i`m going to stai at home  …it will be a nice surprise for my boyfriend:D


Cheese Filled Hearts:
flour for dusting cutting board
1 refrigerated pie crust (1/2 of a 15 oz. box ), thawed
1/4 inch thick slices of mozzarella cheese
1 egg white
optional, 1-2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto:
12 ounce jar of roasted red peppers, drained and patted dry
1 teaspoon minced roasted garlic
2 ounces chopped roasted and salted almonds
1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf Italian parsley
1/2 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
salt and pepper, to taste

Supplies Needed:
cutting board
2 heart shaped cookie cutters (2 1/2" and 1 1/2" cutters)
rolling pin
pastry brush
baking sheet lined with parchment paper (needs to fit in your freezer)

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