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Pate Filled Pastry

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Flash un cass are pastry filled appetizers that are great for parties. The appetizer pastry is prepared with cream cheese and flour along with butter. Stuffed with a filling of choice like pate, seasoned ham, caviar or anchovy paste, the flash un cas is savory and a great hit every time!
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream cheese 1
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour and salt together in a bowl, then cut in butter and cream cheese with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture appears mealy.
Gather into a ball and chill several hours or overnight.
Pinch off bits of the pastry and roll as thin as possible on a lightly floured board.
Work fast.
Cut with a 2 inch round cooky cutter and place on a baking sheet.
Spread with any of these fillings: canned liver pate seasoned with a little Worcestershire sauce; ground Smithfield ham highly seasoned with steak sauce and a little ketchup; anchovy paste; caviar.
Fold the circles to make a half moon, press edges together, and bake in a preheated 400° oven until delicately browned.
Traditionally served with cold beer.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked

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