• 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Container of paprika
  • 2-3 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 65 pecan halves

Cooking directions:

Cream butter, flour and cheese. Mix in salt, teaspoon of paprika and cayenne pepper. Divide dough in half. With hands, roll on wax paper until you have a roll “50 cent piece” size. Sprinkle paprika over each roll. Chill. Slice in ½ inch water pieces. Brush with egg white that has been mixed with water and slightly beaten. Add 1 pecan half on top of each water. Bake 12-15 minutes at 350 degrees. Do not over bake.

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