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       Title: Firecrackers
  Categories: Crackers, Snack, Appetizer
       Yield: 25 Servings
  
       1 ts Cayenne pepper
       1 ts Salt
   2 1/2 c  Flour
       8 oz Cheddar cheese, grated
     1/2 lb Butter (2 sticks) unsalted-
            At room temperature
       1 c  Pecans, chopped fine
  
   Sift cayenne, salt, and flour together. In a separate bowl, cream butter
   and cheese together. Gradually add flour mixture and mix thoroughly. Add
   pecans. Divide dough in half. Roll into logs, 1 1/2 inches x 8 inches. Wrap
   each log in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to two weeks or freeze for
   up to 6 months. To serve: preheat oven to 350 deg f. Grease baking sheets.
   With a sharp knife, cut logs into 1/4 thick slices. Arrange slices on
   baking sheets about 1/2 apart. bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until light
   golden brown. Remove from sheets and cool completely. Store in airtight
   containers. Good when served with soups or as hors d'oeuvres.
  
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