Stars and stripes

Yield: 4 Dozen

Measure Ingredient
1 \N (8 oz) block sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup All-purpose flour
¼ cup Butter or margarine, chilled and cut up
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Dry mustard
¼ teaspoon Ground red pepper
3 tablespoons Cold water

Process first 6 ingredients in a food processor until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add 3 tablespoons water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and process until mixture forms a ball.

Divide dough in half. Roll each portion to ¼ inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut 1 portion with a 2½ inch star-shaped cutter. Cut remaining portion into 3 x ½ inch strips. Place stars and strips on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 350ø for 12 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool. Store in air tight container. Yield: 4 dozen. Typed in MMFormat by cjhartlin@... Source: Southern Living Summertime 1999 Magazine Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #13 by cjhartlin@... on Jun 8, 1999

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