Chili Cheese Bites
4 Tbsp margarine
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 4 oz can chopped chilies, undrained
1 cup cottage cheese
1/4 cup flour
8 oz Monterey Jack cheese, shredded (for hotter bites,
use Monterey Jack with Jalapeno peppers)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Melt margarine in oven
in 8" square pan.
Remove pan from oven.
In blender or food processor, mix eggs, baking powder,
chilies, cottage cheese
and flour; process until well blended. Add cheese and continue
blending until smooth.
Pour into pan with melted margarine and bake at 400
degrees for 15 minutes, then turn
oven down to 350 degrees and bake for 30-35 minutes
longer. Cut into squares to serve.
Can be prepared ahead and frozen, then reheated in microwave
(To freeze: Cut up and freeze, separated, on cookie sheets, then
put into plastic
bags in freezer)
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