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Pepper Cheese Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara H. Stewart
Added: Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 pint small curd cottage cheese
1 pound grated jack cheese
2 cans (4 oz) diced green chiles, drained
1 cube butter, melted and cooled
Red pepper flakes if desired

Directions:
Directions:
Beat eggs until light and fluffy.
Add flour, baking powder, cheeses and butter.
Stir until smooth. Stir in chiles.
If you like food with a kick, sprinkle in some red pepper flakes (the red & green make for a nice Christmas appetizer)
Pour mixture into 9x13 inch pan. Bake 350 for 30 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 for a meal, many appetizers
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of our trademark appetizers and brunch dishes. A sunset classic.

A second batch is always stored secretly out of family reach for dinner parties. ~Erin

 

 

 

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