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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.”
12 spirals

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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