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Taco Baseball Caps

Let’s play ball! These cute taco-like snacks are perfect fare after any little league game or while watching your favorite team on television.

Prep Time:30 min
Start to Finish:50 min
Makes:12 servings

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Corn Chex®
Ingredients
Caps
2cups Corn Chex® cereal
2cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1package (1.25 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1/4teaspoon baking powder
1/4teaspoon garlic powder
1/2cup shortening
1/2cup warm water
Filling
1/2lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
3/4cup shredded Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
1small chopped tomato (1/2 cup)
3/4cup shredded lettuce
Tips
Make the cap-shaped taco shells a day ahead. Then, just brown up some ground beef and set out the fixin’s for tacos—everyone can make their own!
Preparation Directions
1.Heat oven to 375°F. Crush cereal. (To easily crush cereal, place in plastic bag or between sheets of waxed paper, and crush with rolling pin.)
2.In large bowl, mix crushed cereal, flour, 1 tablespoon of the taco seasoning mix, the baking powder and garlic powder. Cut in shortening until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Gradually stir in water, mixing well to form soft dough. (If dough is too dry, add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time.) Divide dough into 2 equal parts; cover with damp towel until ready to use. Roll out dough, 1 part at a time, on lightly floured surface to 1/16-inch thickness. Cut into six 4-inch rounds.
3.Place each round of dough in each of 6 ungreased regular muffin cups in 12-cup muffin pan, alternating cups and making sure dough is even with rim of cup on one side of each. On opposite side of each, extend dough over rim and press firmly for "bill of cap." Press dough firmly and evenly onto bottom and sides of cup.
4.Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully remove from muffin cups to cooling rack. Repeat with remaining dough.
5.Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef with remaining taco seasoning mix over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until browned and thoroughly cooked. Drain. Fill each cap with beef mixture, shredded cheese, tomato and lettuce.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 240 (Calories from Fat 120); Total Fat 13g (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g, Trans Fat 1 1/2g); Cholesterol 20mg; Sodium 230mg; Total Carbohydrate 23g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 2g); Protein 8% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 8%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Medium-Fat Meat; 2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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