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Friday, June 29, 2007

Favorite Ingredient Friday - 4th of July Edition



I found this recipe for Crispy Cheese Stars from Family Fun



You'll need 2 star-shaped cookie cutters, one slightly smaller than the other (ours measured 4 and 2 1/4 inches between opposite points).

1. Flour tortillas
2. Sliced cheese (cheddar, provolone, or mozzarella)
3. Chili powder or paprika

1. Heat the oven to 350°. Use the larger cookie cutter to cut out stars from flour tortillas (about 5 per 10-inch tortilla). It's easy for kids to do if you use a rolling pin to roll back and forth over the cutter. Bake the stars on a foil-covered cookie sheet for 5 minutes.

2. Use the smaller cookie cutter to cut out an equal number of cheese stars from the sliced cheese and place them atop the tortilla ones. Bake the stars for 2 more minutes or so until the cheese melts.

3. Sprinkle the stars with chili powder or paprika and let them cool before serving.

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16 comments:

Jessica said...

How fun! What a great idea! Thanks for sharing!

Catch said...

This sound like a good and easy snack to make!!! WHy did I get rid of all my cookie cutters???? lol. Wishing you and Joe and kayla a wonderful weekend!!!!! Hugs.

Mique said...

This looks so yummy and easy to make. Thanks!

PEA said...

I've never seen anything like these! I think they would be great to serve at any family gathering!! xox

"Early Bird" said...

This sounds like a good project to do with the grandkids!
:)

ChupieandJ'smama said...

Looks fun and yummy! It's a cute idea.

Beck said...

Not that I have one, but if one had a maple leaf cookie cutter, that would make a great Canada Day snack, too.

Magi said...

My daughter will love these. She'll eat anything if I put cheese on it.

Carrie! :o) said...

What a cute idea! Super kid friendly, too!!

Me said...

Those look so good and so easy!! Yummo!

Trace

annie said...

How cute! The kids would love these too.

Mama Mia said...

Wow, that looks like a really fun snack! We'll have to try those!

Sue "Sioux" Seibert said...

Hi, Michelle. Hope all is well. Love all the photos of Kayla. The Independence Day treat sounds wonderful!

Alycia said...

Thank you so much Michelle for these great receipes :) I was looking for something for Wednesday!! Yum!

Overwhelmed! said...

What a great recipe! I have star cookie cutters that I can use to try this! :)

Thanks so much, Michelle, for participating in my Favorite Ingredients Friday- 4th of July Edition recipe exchange. I do appreciate it.

I hope to see you again next Friday!

Joyful Days said...

That sounds like a winner!! Easy and tasty. Have a great holiday.