Mexican Cheese Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup margarine 1 cup monterey jack cheese -- shredded 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 large egg -- beaten

Cooking Directions Heat oven to 375 degrees Mix sugar and softened margarine; stir in cheese. Stir in remaining ingredients except egg. Roll dough by teaspoonsful into sticks, about 3 1/2 by 1/2 inch. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Press sticks lightly to flatten. Brush with beaten egg. Bake until light brown around edges only, 8-10 minutes. Immediately remove from sheet and cool on wire racks. Yield: about 2 dozen.

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