- 1 1/2 cups sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
- 1 tbspn flour
- 1/4 tspn salt
- Dash of cayenne pepper
- 3 egg whites, stiffly beaten
- Cracker meal
Preheat oil to 375 degrees. Blend the cheese, flour, and seasonings. Fold in the egg whites.
Shape into small balls the size of a walnut. Roll each ball in cracker meal, and deep-fry in the preheated oil until golden brown.
Drain on unglazed brown paper. Arrange on a platter with cocktail picks on the side.
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(Origin - "Grandma Rose's Book of sinfully Delicious Snacks, Nibbles, Noshes & Other Delights" by Rose Naftalin. published by Random House, 1978.)