*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Mexican Cheese Cookies
 
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 Serving Size  : 24   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican                          Cookies
                 Cheese
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           sugar
      1/3  cup           margarine
    1      cup           Monterey jack cheese -- shredded
    1      cup           all-purpose flour
    1      teaspoon      baking powder
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
    1      large         egg -- beaten
 
     Heat oven to 375 degrees. 1-Mix sugar and softened margarine; stir in cheese.
  Stir in remaining ingredients except egg. 2-Roll dough by teaspoonsful into
  sticks, about 3 1/2 by 1/2
 inch. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Press sticks lightly to flatten.
Brush with beaten egg. 3-Bake until light brown around edges only, 8-10 minutes.
Immediately remove from sheet and cool on wire racks. These unique cookies are
crisp. Yield: about 2 dozen.
 
 
 
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