Cheesy Broccoli Bites

Original Recipes HERE
Anything to get vegetables into the kids.  Some nights they love broccoli, and other nights they turn their noses up.  So I tried a new approach.  They ate these with no complaints and said they liked them.  They just signed themselves up for another batch to confirm or refute that.
I was worried these would fall apart, but I used a 1/4-cup measuring cup to scoop the mixture (for uniform size) and then packed it together into a firm ball.  Then I flattened it out into a patty.  Each of them stayed together with no problem, and they reheated well the next day.
1 package (16-oz) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
1-1/2 cup shredded cheese
3 eggs
1 cup seasoned Italian breadcrumbs
(1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat.
(2) Chop broccoli until relatively fine.
(3) Whisk eggs in medium mixing bowl.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
(4) Add broccoli, cheese, and breadcrumbs to mixture.  Stir until well combined.
(5) Form mixture into patties of the same size (approximately 1/4-cup each).  Place on baking sheet.
(6) Bake approximately 25 minutes or until light golden brown and firm.  Flip patties after 15 minutes if desired (I did not).
Kid Participation:
* Mix ingredients
* Form patties (if you're in the mood for a mess and some haphazardly-shaped dinner elements)

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