*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              Spicy Hot Dates
 
 Recipe By     : Jo Merrill
 Serving Size  : 35   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      sticks        butter
                         =(do not use margarine)
      1/2  pound         sharp cheddar cheese -- shred
    2      cups          flour, all-purpose
      1/4  teaspoon      cayenne pepper -- or more
    8      ounces        dates -- * see note
 
 
 * use an 8-ounce package of pitted dates.
    Cream butter and cheese very well.  Slowly beat in flour and then add
 cayenne pepper to taste.  Take small pieces of the mixture and wrap
 securely around each date.
    Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake in a preheated 425 degree oven
 for 10-15 minutes.
 
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