Cheese Swirls

Source: Mrs. Huddy (1971)
Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesTotal time: 45 minutes


1⁄2 c
American cheddar cheese (grated)
1 c
flour (sifted)
1 1⁄2 t
baking powder
1⁄2 t
1⁄4 c
1⁄3 c
milk (approx.; a little less may be used)
1⁄3 c
India relish, drained (NOT sweet relish)


Mix sifted flour, salt, baking powder, then shortening until it resembles coarse meal. Add milk to mixture only until flour is dampened. Knead gently on floured board, roll into 5 x 12-inch rectangles 1/4 inch thick. Spread cheese to within 1/4 inch of edge. Over that, spoon relish. Roll into cylinder and seal edges with water. Cut into 1/2-inch slices. Roll edges around in a little flour and pat edges firmly. Bake 12 to 15 minutes at 425°. 


Serve with salads.