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Linda's Tuna Pinwheels (Gardner Style) Recipe

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Janice Snell


66 oz. tinned tuna
2 medium onions
6 stalks of celery finely chopped ( Linda put them in the blender)
4 eggs
Salt and pepper to taste
Grated cheddar cheese

18 cups flour
3 tsp salt
12 tsp baking powder
2 1/4 cups lard
8 cups milk

Cheese Sauce
Cheese whiz
Grated cheese

1. Sift dry ingredients for dough together. Cut lard into dry ingredients as you would with pie dough.
2. Add milk until moistened. Do not overmix
3. Roll dough out into a rectangular shape approx 1/4 inch thick
4. In bowl mix together tuna,onions,celery,eggs , salt and pepper
5.Spread tuna mixture over dough. Top with grated cheese
6. Roll dough lengthwise. Cut into 1 inch segments
7. Place onto greased pan. Bake at 400 until biscuit is brown and flaky
8. While biscuits are baking in oven, take a saucepan make cheese sauce. Use margarine,flour and milk to make a rue. Add cheese whiz and grated cheese for cheesy flavour. Salt and pepper to taste.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Easy to make a smaller batch but this was our college cook's recipe.
Small edition recipe
2 cups flour
4 tsp baking powder
3 tbsp oil / butter
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/4 cup milk

2 eggs beaten
2 cans flaked tuna
1/2 cup grated cheese
2 green onions chopped
1/2 tsp salt
Pepper to taste
Dillweed optional

1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
Cheese Shiz
S & P

Tuna can also be replaced with fried ground beef or flaked ham




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