Cheese and Caraway Appetizers
|Butter/Margarine||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Shredded sharp cheddar cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Crumbled blue veined cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs), unsifted|
|Caraway seed||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), pressed|
|Chopped chives||2 Tablespoon (Fresh, Frozen, Or Freeze-Dried)|
In bowl of electric mixer, beat together butter, Cheddar cheese, and blue-veined cheese until smoothly blended.
Stir in flour, caraway, garlic, and chives.
Shape mixture into a log about 20 inches long and about 1 1/4 inches in diameter; wrap in wax paper and chill until firm or until next day.(Wrap airtight to freeze for longer storage.)
To bake (thaw if frozen), cut log into 1/4 -inch-thick slices and place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake, uncovered, in a 375° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned around edges.
Serve warm or cooled, plain or topped with a cherry tomato half or zucchini slice.