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Cheese Butterflies

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  Plain flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Ounce (60 Grams)
  Grated cheese 1 Ounce (30 Grams)
  Egg yolk 1
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
For filling
  Grated cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Hard boiled egg 1 , finely chopped
  Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon

1. Preheat the oven to 220 C (425 F).

2. In a bowl, sift salt, flour, mustard and cayenne.
3. Add grated cheese and margarine or butter.
4. In a bowl, beat egg yolk with lemon juice and milk and add it with dry ingredients to forma firm dough.
5. Place the dough on a lightly floured board and knead it smoothly.
6. Roll out the dough thinly and cut them into 4 cm (1 ½ inch) rounds using cutter.
7. Take a greased shallow oven tray and arrange the dough over it and bake in hot oven for about 10 minutes until the rounds get browned lightly.
8. Cool it and keep aside.
9. In a bowl combine 4 filling ingredients and mix them well.
10. Add half of the baked cheese rounds into this mixture.
11. Halve the other cheese rounds and place them over the filling mixture to resemble butterfly wings.

12. Arrange the gherkin strip to resemble the body of a butterfly and stick two small narrow pieces of gherkin to look like feelers.
13. Cool the cheese butterflies before serving it with a sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Party, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1479 Calories from Fat 775

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 88 g135.1%

Saturated Fat 44.7 g223.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 613.8 mg204.6%

Sodium 1314.4 mg54.8%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.7%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 43 g85.3%

Vitamin A 50.7% Vitamin C 23.9%

Calcium 76.1% Iron 12.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheese Butterflies Recipe