An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Cheese Roulettes




2 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoon B. P. [baking powder]
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons shortening
2/3 cup milk
melted butter
1 cup grated cheese

Sift flour, B.P., salt.
sift again.

Cut in shortening

ad all milk at once

stir carefully untill all flour is dampened

then stir vigirously untill mixture forms soft dough,

turn out on floured board

kneed 30 seconds

roll oblong sheet 1/8" thick

brush with melted butter

spread cheese evenly over dough

sprinkle with salt and paprika

roll sheet as for jelly roll

cut in 3/4" slices

and place on a greased Pan,

bake in hot oven 15 or 20 min.

makes 2 doz


Sometimes Aunt Pit didn't tell us the exact oven temperatures. Here's a cheat sheet.
Cool oven 250F
Slow oven 250350F
Moderate oven 350375F
Hot oven 375450F



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2020
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