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Cheese Tempters

Try this today and make it your must-recipe for Christmas. Enjoy the bite-sized tempters with cheddar cheese and pecans. A slightly unusual, but a very tasty combination.


pound shredded sharp cheddar cheese
cup butter, softened
2 cups pecan halves
cup white sugar
1⅛ cups all-purpose flour
tsp salt


Makes: 60


1. Blend the cheddar, butter, salt and sugar until well-combined.

2. Mix in the flour.

3. Make 3 rolls out of the dough.

4. Wrap in plastic wraps and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

5. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

6. Cut the dough rolls into ¼ -⅛ inch thick slices.

7. Arrange them on a lined baking sheet.

8. Press a pecan half on top of each slice.

9. Bake for about 12 minutes. 

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