Cheese Pastries (Vegetarian Epicure)

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by BarbryT

The best cheese wafers on earth...in my humble opinion. :-) I ALWAYS make a double batch. Everyone loves them; you can’t make too many!

Top Review by Trinkets

Barbry, These are scrumpt-delicious! I made them last night as an appetizer for some guests who popped over for a soup/salad dinner in la cucina and it was a huge hit...all gone! I'll have to make more tonight. This time I'll add cayenne. I read Dreamer's review and tested 2 different thickess measures and we prefer the thicker ones. The last batch I dusted with Creole seasonings before brushing with the eggwash and that was good, too. Thanks for a great app recipe! **This was saved in my Top 2008 Recipes CookBook!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Stir together the flour, salt, paprika and pepper. Put in food processor, add butter and process until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. Add and process with both grated cheeses.
  4. Sprinkle cream over mixture and process until you have a smooth dough. (You may knead it by hand a bit.)
  5. Put glob on waxed paper, press to form a disk, wrap in the waxed paper and chill for about an hour.
  6. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured pastry cloth, until it is a thickness of a little less than ¼ inch.
  7. Cut into small or medium circles or strips.
  8. Arrange them on ungreased cookie sheets; then brush with the beaten egg/water mixture.
  9. Bake in preheated 325 degrees F oven for 12-14 minutes. (Or until they are puffed and slightly brown on top.).

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