Cheese Pastry Bites
Talk about melt-in-your-mouth these flaky tidbits will dissappear from the kitchen as soon as they come out from the oven. They serve as a yummy substitute for hard crackers or rolls, and will become fully soft if you put them in a bag or tight container overnight. Save time by using pouches of pre-shredded cheese.
1 cup of water
1/4 cup butter of margarine
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup Swiss or Cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese,grated
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake for 10 minutes, then turn oven down to 350 degrees and bake and additional 18 minutes.
In a medium saucepan, boil water and butter or margarine until melted together. Remove from heat, let cool for 5 minutes, then stir in flour until completely mixed. Add one egg at the time; the first one will take several minutes to combine, but it will work! Stir in cheeses.
Drop by teaspoonfuls ono greased cookie sheets, 15 to 18 per sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, then turn oven down to 350 degrees and bake additional 18 minutes.
Makes about 3 dozen "bites."