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Cayenne Cheeses


  • 1/2 pound of butter
  • 1/2 pound of flour
  • 1/2 pound of grated cheese
  • 1/3 teaspoonful of cayenne
  • 1/3 teaspoonful of salt
  • water


Rub the butter in the flour; add the grated cheese, cayenne. and salt; and mix these ingredients well together. Moisten with sufficient water to make the whole into a paste; roll out, and cut into fingers about 4 inches in length. Bake them in a moderate oven a very light colour, and serve very hot.

Time: 15 to 20 minutes.

Sufficient for 6 or 7 persons.

Seasonable at any time.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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