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Golden Cheese Wheel

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Warm water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (At 110 To 115 F)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Shredded muenster cheese 12 Ounce (3 Cups)
  Snipped parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame seed 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In a bowl soften yeast in the warm water.
Beat in 1 cup of the flour, the cooking oil, the 1/2 teaspoon sugar, and salt.
Stir in as much of the remaining flour as you can mix in using a spoon.
On lightly floured surface knead in remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
Continue kneading till dough is smooth and elastic (5 to 8 minutes).
Place in a lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface.
Cover; let rise in warm place till double (about 1 hour).
Punch dough down; divide into two portions.
Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
On a lightly floured surface, roll one portion to a 13-inch circle.
Place circle on a greased 12-inch round baking pan.
Combine 1 beaten egg, cheese, parsley, garlic salt, and pepper.
Spread over dough.
Roll remaining half of dough to a 13-inch circle.
Place atop filling.
Trim and flute edges.
Bake in a 400°F oven for 20 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Brush top of wheel with a mixture of the remaining egg and the 1 tablespoon water.
Sprinkle with sesame seed and sugar, if desired.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes more.
While wheel is still hot, cut it into narrow wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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