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Cheese Moons

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated swiss cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 2 Tablespoon, beaten
  Salt To Taste
  Cayenne 1 Pinch
Directions

1. Blend flour and butter.
2. Work in the cheese and egg. Blend thoroughly, adding seasonings to taste.
3. Chill dough 1 hour.
4. Roll out chilled dough 1/8 inch thick between sheets of waxed paper.
5. Cut into rounds with a 2A inch cutter.
6. Then cut into each round to make a half-moon shape.
7. When dough is all used, gather trimmings into a ball. Re-roll and re-cut. (Chill before re-rolling if needed).
8. Place 'moons' on lightly greased and floured cookie sheets.
9. Brush with extra beaten egg.
10. Bake at 350°F for 12-15 minutes.
11. Cool, then store in an airtight container, or freeze until needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1280 Calories from Fat 799

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g139.8%

Saturated Fat 56.3 g281.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 374.2 mg124.7%

Sodium 619.6 mg25.8%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 39 g78.8%

Vitamin A 61.4% Vitamin C 0.84%

Calcium 78.9% Iron 28.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheese Moons Recipe