Strangely enough, these appear in the 1936 edition of 'Cookery Illustrated and Household Management'. These make excellent party appetisers. This will serve three to four people.
1 and a half cupfuls of grated cheese (Cheddar or Edam)
2 tablespoons of flour
half a teaspoon of celery salt
2 egg whites
1. Beat the egg whites till light but not stiff, add the flour, cheese, paprika and celery salt.
2. Roll mixture into the size of marbles and fry till golden brown in deep fat at 373F.
Serve on a hot dish lined with a lace paper d'oyley.