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Naxian Cheese Coins

Recipe Information
Party munchies for the football season

Sharyn/Kansas City

Serves/Makes:Enough for a Party

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). each: paprika, celery salt, and dry mustard
  • pinch of garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup (225 ml) finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Keep the butter in the freezer until ready.
  • Sift flour, salt, and all the dry spices into a bowl.
  • Add the cheese.
  • Grate frozen butter on the coarsest side of your grater and mix into the flour with a knife or finger tips until crumb-like.
  • Beat the egg yolk and combine with the mixture to bind it.
  • Knead everything together until pliable.
  • Divide into three pieces.
  • Roll the pieces in the palms of your hands to form a sausage with the diameter of a large coin.
  • Place the sausage shapes on a board and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Hint-more is recommended.
  • Preheat to 375 degrees (200 C.).
  • Slice into thinnish disks (1/4 inch); arrange on baking sheets & bake for 10-15 minutes, swapping the sheet positons at half time.
  • The coins should be crisp and golden brown.
  • Enjoy!!!!!!
This recipe was forwarded to me by my "keypal", whose son forwarded it to her. These are yummy :-) just as they are, however, your favorite dipping sauce would equally work as well.