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                              CHEESE PRETZELS
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Cheese/eggs
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Unsalted butter, softened
    2 1/2   c            Shredded aged cheddar cheese
    2       tb           Dijon mustard
    1 1/4   c            Flour
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Cayenne pepper
    1                    Egg white
 
   ** %%%%% CHEESE PRETZELS %%%%% **
   Shape these nibblies into pretzels, or make sticks or rounds.  You
   can make them up to three days ahead, then store in a cookie tin.
   Serve at toom temperature or reheat them in a 300 oven for 5 min.
   POPPY OR SESAME SEEDS
   In bowl, cream butter until fluffy; beat in cheese and mustard. Combie
   flour, salt and cayenne; add to bowl and stir just until mixture holds
   together, being careful not to overmix. Form into disc and wrap in
   plastic wrap. Chill for 30 minutes Divide into 1 tbsp balls; roll
   each ball into 10 inch strip.  Twist ends over each strip to form
   pretzel; place on baking sheet.  Brush with egg white; prinkle with
   poppy seeds. Bake in 375 oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until pale
   golden color. Makes about 2 dozen.
  
 
 
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