Cheese Mantecaos

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Midwest Maven

From Africa, a great cheesy appetizer or snack.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a food processor put the butter, cheese, flour, egg, salt, cayenne, and cumin.
  3. Pulse just until mixture resembles coarse meal; don't over-process.
  4. Form the mixture into 1 inch balls and place on a lightly greased baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  5. Flatten each ball slightly with your fingers.
  6. Bake until the pastries puff and are golden brown, about 10 minutes.
  7. Cool completely on a wire rack and garnish with the paprika.

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