Reuben Wonton Cupcakes

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It’s hard to believe but it’s been two years since I took a leap of faith and began this food blogging journey. Last year I wrote a piece on the one year anniversary, still feeling my way through after reading articles like ‘How to Start a Blog’ in just a few ‘easy’ steps. In case you’re wondering, it’s not easy and also contrary to the article, it’s not free.  In the last 12 months my support system grew from my family and friends, to fellow bloggers I now consider friends, like Kelly at The Hungry Bluebird, as well as faithful, supportive readers, like Mary and for all of you I’m so grateful. Last year in lieu of a celebratory birthday cake, I shared one of my favorite savory meals, an easy Soppressata Pizza. This year we’ll blow out a candle (or two) on these Reuben Wonton Cupcakes. If the thought of a Reuben sandwich excites you as much as it does me, then Reuben Wonton Cupcakes are for you. They’re my single most requested recipe and vanish in a snap every time I make them.  

Reuben Wonton Cupcakes-my most requested recipe! All the flavors you love in a Reuben sandwich, baked in mini wonton cups for a delicious appetizer.

I first tasted deep-fried Reuben eggrolls with my daughters and niece one night at a restaurant. We ordered a few appetizers to share including the eggrolls. I probably ate more than my share of these eggrolls (without shame) but I couldn’t stop myself ~ they were that good! I couldn’t wait to create a baked version at home. 

Reuben Wonton Cupcakes-my most requested recipe! All the flavors you love in a Reuben sandwich, baked in mini wonton cups for a delicious appetizer.

Wonton wrappers make a great vessel for all kinds of appetizers, like  Taco Cupcakes  and Chicken Avocado Club Wontons. I’m sort of obsessed with the versatility of wonton wrappers so I usually keep a pack of them in the freezer. Reuben Wonton Cupcakes would be a welcome addition at any gathering, including Super Bowl or even St. Patrick’s Day.

Reuben Wonton Cupcakes Ingredients ~

  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 1/2 pound of corned beef from the deli thinly sliced/almost shaved (I like Boar’s Head brand)
  • 1/4 cup of cream cheese, softened to room temp
  • 1/2 cup of sauerkraut, well drained (more kraut if you like)
  • 1/2 cup of (bottled) Thousand Island dressing
  • 8 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup smoked Gouda cheese, shredded

Preheat the oven to 375° then gently press a single wonton into each mini muffin cup. They tend to stick together, so make sure you only have one per cup. Cut small squares of Swiss cheese and fit them into the bottom of each cup.

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Rough chop the corned beef into bite-size pieces then add it to a medium size bowl and combine with the creamed cheese. If the creamed cheese isn’t quite room temp, pop it into the micro for just a few seconds to soften it. Once it’s combined, fold in the (well-drained) sauerkraut and Gouda cheese then spoon it into the cups, dividing it equally.

Reuben Wonton Cupcakes-my most requested recipe! All the flavors you love in a Reuben sandwich, baked in mini wonton cups for a delicious appetizer.

Bake 10-12 minutes or until you have golden, crispy edges and when the Reuben Wonton Cupcakes are finished, drizzle a little Thousand Island dressing onto the top of each. If you’d like, serve extra dressing and sauerkraut on the side. If your salad dressing bottle comes with a small opening you’ll be fine. Mine had a wide opening, so I transferred it to a sandwich baggie (I didn’t have a piping bag) then snipped the end zig-zagged the dressing over the top. Enjoy!

Reuben Wonton Cupcakes-my most requested recipe! All the flavors you love in a Reuben sandwich, baked in mini wonton cups for a delicious appetizer.

Happy birthday A Gouda Life. Sincere thanks to everyone who reads, follows, pins, shares and of course, makes the recipes created here.

Reuben Wonton Cupcakes-my most requested recipe! All the flavors you love in a Reuben sandwich, baked in mini wonton cups for a delicious appetizer.

Reuben Wonton Cupcakes
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Ingredients
  1. 24 wonton wrappers
  2. 1/2 pound of corned beef from the deli sliced thin/almost shaved
  3. 1/2 cup of sauerkraut, well drained (more kraut if you like)
  4. 1/4 cup of cream cheese, softened to room temp
  5. 1/2 cup of (bottled) Thousand Island dressing
  6. 1/2 cup smoked Gouda cheese, shredded
  7. 8 slices of Swiss cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Gently press a single wonton into each mini muffin cup.
  3. Cut small squares of Swiss cheese and fit them into the bottom of each cup.
  4. Give the corned beef a rough chop so the pieces are bite-size then mix the corned beef with the creamed cheese.
  5. Fold in the (well-drained) sauerkraut and smoked Gouda cheese.
  6. Spoon the mixture into the cups, dividing it equally.
  7. Bake 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  8. When they're finished baking, drizzle a little Thousand Island dressing onto the top.
  9. Serve warm.
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  1. lauren dezenski
    January 12, 2017

    Happy 2nd Blogiversary A Gouda Life! Love these Reuben Wonton Cupcakes and can’t wait to see the recipes 2017 brings 🙂 Cheers!

    • Bernie
      January 12, 2017

      Thank you SO much! It’s been a (mostly) fun two years (other than the tech stuff). As always thanks for the support! Looking forward to blogging/2017 and all it brings 🙂