Chile Cheese Wrap Ups

Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese

1/4 c (1/2 stick) butter, softened

2 Tbsp hot chile powder (New Mexico, if possible)

2 Tbsp onion, finely minced

2 Tbsp jalapeno or habanero chiles, finely minced

1 c flour

2 Tbsp milk

1/4 tsp salt (optional)

Directions

To prepare the pastry:
Combine cheese, butter and chile powder. Mix in jalapenos until evenly distributed. Mix in flour and milk. Roll out pastry to 1/4 inch thick.

Cut pastry into triangles big enough to wrap around any of the following fillings:

  • Cooked shrimp
  • Large pimento-stuffed green olives, drained well
  • Cooked chorizo meatballs
  • Large black olives, pitted
  • Lil' Smokies (small cooked sausage links)
  • Pecan halves

Place on ungreased baking sheets and bake at 375 for about 10-12 minutes. Makes around 3 dozen. Enjoy 'Em!




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