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Benne Wafers Recipe

June 23rd, 2014 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1cupsesame seeds(5 ounces)
  2. 3cupsunbleached all-purpose flour
  3. 1teaspooncream of tartar
  4. 1/2teaspoonbaking soda
  5. 1teaspoonsalt
  6. 2/3cup chilledvegetable shortening
  7. 2/3cup coldmilk

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Toast sesame seeds in a pie pan for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
  3. Transfer toasted seeds to plate to cool.
  4. In a lg bowl, sift together dry ingredients.
  5. Cut in shortening til mixture resembles coarse meal.
  6. Stir in sesame seeds; add milk and mix til blended.
  7. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and knead briefly.
  8. Divide dough in half; roll out as thinly as possible (at most 1/4″ thick).
  9. Cut out using 2″ cookie or biscuit cutter.
  10. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and sprinkle with salt.
  11. Bake for 14 minutes, or til deep golden brown.
  12. Let cool slightly; transfer to wire rack to finish cooling.
  13. Wafers can be stored in an air-tight container for up to 1 week.

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Herbed Cheese Wafers Recipe

May 26th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3/4cupbutter or margarine, softened
  2. 1/2cupcheddar cheese, shredded or grated
  3. 1/3cupblue cheese, crumbled
  4. 1tablespoonfresh tarragon, minced or1 teaspoondried tarragon
  5. 1/2teaspoondried oregano
  6. 1clovegarlic, minced
  7. 2cupswhite flour or whole wheat flour(or half of each)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Beat butter, cheeses, tarragon, oregano and garlic until well mixed.
  2. Beat in flour (dough will be crumbly).
  3. Shape into 2 or 3 rolls, whatever is manageable to handle, and wrap tightly with plastic wrap.
  4. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  5. (I’ve taken them out after as little as 1& 1/2 hours& they turned out fine.).
  6. Cut into thin (1/8″) slices; place on ungreased cookie sheet (parchment paper optional).
  7. Bake at 375F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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Buttery Cheese Wafers Recipe

April 9th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/4cupbutter, softened
  2. 1/2cup gratedsharp cheddar cheese
  3. 1/2cupflour
  4. 1/4teaspoonWorcestershire sauce
  5. 1/4teaspoongarlic powder
  6. 1/8teaspoonsalt
  7. 1/2teaspoondried herbs, of choice (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine the butter and cheese; mix in the Worcestershire sauce, flour, garlic powder, salt and dried herbs (if using).
  2. Roll mixture into a cylinder about 7 inches long and wrap up in waxed paper.
  3. Refrigerate until firm.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  5. Slice the chilled mixture into 1/4 inch thick slices and place on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F for about 12 minutes, or until lightly golden with lightly browned cheese bits.

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Cheese Wafers Recipe

November 26th, 2012 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2cupssharp cheddar cheese or gouda cheese, grated
  2. 2cupsRice Krispies
  3. 1cupbutter
  4. 2cupsall-purpose flour
  5. 1/4teaspoonsalt
  6. 1/4teaspoongarlic powder
  7. 1dashred peppers

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Mix ingredients well, roll into balls and press with a fork.
  2. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Makes 36 wafers.
  4. What’s Cooking Book 3.

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Nut Lace Wafers Recipe

June 27th, 2012 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 1/2ouncesblanched almonds, finely chopped(you can use a blender as I do)
  2. 2ouncesbutter
  3. 1 1/2ouncesplain flour
  4. 3 1/2ouncescaster sugar
  5. 30mldouble cream
  6. 2 1/2mlvanilla essence
  7. 5g finely gratedorange rind (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Melt the butter.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  3. Pour the batter with a spoon in little circles on greased baking sheets keeping them 6 cms apart.
  4. Bake at 325F/ 190 C for 5 mins or till golden.
  5. Cool till just stiff enough to remove from the tray with a palette knife.
  6. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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