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Tuna-Cheese Spirals

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“I found this recipe on an old magazine clipping (not sure which one) in a stack of my grandma's recipes. I haven't tried it yet but, plan to this week. They look REALLY good. I'll let you know how they turned out.”
READY IN:
1hr
YIELD:
12 spirals
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To prepare pastry, in bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Cut in butter using a pastry whisk until mixture resembles coarse crumbles.
  3. Cut in cheese to form coarse crumbs.
  4. Stir in milk to form dough.
  5. Turn onto lightly floured surface, knead for 1-2 minutes, incorporating 1-2 tablespoons of flour, if needed, to make a stiff, smooth dough.
  6. Roll out to form a 12-inch square.
  7. Grease a large baking sheet.
  8. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  9. To prepare filling, in a 2 quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  10. Add onion and celery. Cook, stirring often, about 5 minutes.
  11. Add mushrooms. Cook stirring often about 5 minutes, until mushrooms are soft.
  12. Add flour. Cook stirring for 1 minute.
  13. Stir in milk and seasonings. Cook 3-5 more minutes until thickened.
  14. Remove from heat. stir in cheese and tuna; cool 5 minutes.
  15. Spread tuna mixture over surface of dough leaving a 1/2" border on all sides.
  16. Roll up jellyroll fashion. With a serrated knife, cut into 12 slices. Place slices on baking sheet.
  17. Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand 4 minutes.
  18. Brush on beaten egg. Bake 5 minutes longer.

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