Swiss Cheese Rounds
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened (1 1/2 Sticks)|
|Ground red pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Swiss cheese||3⁄4 Pound, shredded|
|Egg||1 , slightly beaten|
1. Preheat oven to 425°F. In large bowl, with hand knead flour, butter, salt, ground red pepper, and 2 1/2 cups cheese until well mixed.
2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls about 2 inches apart on 2 ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten each ball into 1/4-inch-thick round; lightly brush tops with beaten egg; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until browned; Remove cheese rounds from cookie sheets; cool on wire racks.