3/4 c Grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 c Mayonnaise
1/2 ts Paprika
2 c All-purpose flour
1 tb Baking powder
1 ts Salt
1/4 c Shortening
1/2 c Milk
1 lg Egg
4 Bacon slices
1. Cook bacon until crisp; crumble and set aside. 2. Blend Parmesan cheese,
mayonnaise and paprika; set aside. 3. Combine flour with baking powder and
salt in large mixing bowl. Add shortening and cut in with pastry blender
until particles are fine. 4. Combine milk and egg; add all at once to the
flour mixture. Stir until dough clings together. 5. Knead lightly on
floured surface about 10 times. Divide dough in half. Roll out each half to
a 14 x 6-inch rectangle. Transfer one rectangle to an ungreased cookie
sheet. 6. Spread with 1/2 cup cheese mixture; sprinkle with crumbled
bacon. Top with second rectangle. Cut through to the bottom, into 16
rectangles but do not separate. Spread with remaining cheese mixture. 7.
Bake in preheated 400-degree oven for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
Serve while still warm.
Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill