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Hot Pepper Jelly Turnovers

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Ingredients
  Sharp process cheese spread 5 Ounce (1 jar)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper jelly 2 Tablespoon, divided (Hot red or green)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 375° F.

MAKING
2. With a pastry blender cut in the cheese spread and butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse meal.
3. Over the surface, sprinkle cold water evenly. With a fork, stir until all dry ingredients are moistened.
4. Make the dough into a ball; refrigerate at least 4 hours.
5. Split the dough in half; keep one portion refrigerated.
6. On a heavily floured surface, Roll out half of dough to 1/4-inch thickness.
7. with a 3-inch cookie cutter, cut into rounds; keep 1/4 teaspoon jelly in center of each round.
8. With water, moisten the edges.
9. Fold each round in half and press edges with a fork to seal (edges must be well sealed).
10. Keep them on lightly greased cookie sheets.
11. Do the same for the remaining dough.
12. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
13. Remove and turnovers on a wire rack.

SERVING
14. Serve as needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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