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Cheese Wafers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pam Mays

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
8 ounces shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cup chopped nuts
1 stick butter, softened

Directions:
Directions:
Mix first five ingredients together by hand. Work butter into mixture until it forms a loose dough. Divide into 3 equal parts. Roll each part into a log approximately 6 inches long. Wrap in waxed paper and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Slice logs into 1/4-inch thick pieces and place one inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 325 oven for 15-18 minutes. Makes about 5-1/2 dozen wafers.

 

 

 

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