Cheese: Pecan Cheese Rounds

posted by Mona M 09-11-101 2:48 AM

Pecan Cheese Rounds
from the Houston Junior League Cookbook

1 pound margarine (do not use butter)
1 pound New York sharp cheddar cheese, grated
4 cups flour
Salt to taste
Cayenne to taste
Pecan halves

Cream margarine. Add grated cheese and blend well. Add flour, salt and cayenne. Roll into 1-inch balls. Press pecan half on top of each. Refrigerate overnight before baking. Bake at 250 degrees approximately 60 minutes or until light brown and crisp. Freezes well.

MAKES 10-12 dozen

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