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Cheese Puffit

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The cheese puffit is a baked cheese and ham preparation made with bread and eggs. The cooked ham along with onions is topped with bread, cheese, egg and milk mix and flavored with parsley and paprika. Slow baked, the cheese puffit may be served as a side.
Ingredients
  Leftover cooked ham 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced onion 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  1/2 inch bread slices 2
  Yellow cheese 1⁄4 Pound
  Eggs 2 Small, separated
  Hot milk 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Minced parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Put ham and onion through grinder.
Pan fry lightly with 2 tablespoons shortening.
Arrange in bottom of casserole previously rubbed with fat.
Cut bread into small cubes and cheese in thin slices.
Combine bread, cheese, beaten egg yolks and heated milk.
Add additional shortening, salt and paprika.
Add parsley.
Then fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Pour over ham.
Bake in a slow oven 325 F.45 minutes.
Note: Any canned luncheon meat may be substituted for the ham

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party

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