Makes about 3 dozen
2 sticks of butter, softened2 cups of grated white cheddar cheese
2 cups of flour
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1 can of Ro-Tel, drained
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Mix the cheese and butter together. Add the flour, salt, cayenne and tomatoes and stir until it becomes a ball.
For cookies, roll a teaspoon of dough into a little ball. Use the back of a spoon to press it out into a little cracker.
To make the straws, Take about 2 teaspoons of dough and roll it between the palms of your hands to make little plump straws about 2 inches long. Poke a couple of holes with a fork on the top side of the straws.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 17 to 20 minutes.
Now about our 2012 Blogger Party. I am so excited about this! If you haven't attended our what has become an annual event, you need to make plans now to attend. We have had so much fun the past two years, so Chris Grove, Larry Doolittle and I are pleased that we will be able to host a blogger party again this year.
Save the date... Sunday, May 27! This is Memorial Day weekend so now you have an extra day to travel, spend some time with your blogging buddies and enjoy beautiful East Tennessee! No excuses, start making plans to your get eat on.
Bev and Larry are so gracious to once again hold our get together at their home near Greenback, TN and the menu will be a crawfish and shrimp boil – if you’re not a shellfish eater, come anyway bring what you like to eat and we’ll grill it for you.
Unlike previous times, we’ll be asking for a donation to help with the cost of the seafood.
We’ll send out more details in early April but wanted to get on your calendar now. We’ll be asking for an RSVP later, but so we can start our planning, please let Larry know now if you think you might join us – email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also please feel free to publicize this on your blog to reach more potential attendees, the more, the merrier.
We hope you can join us.