Cheddar Shortbread

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These are really tasty. You can top the cookies with chopped pecans or pistachios if desired, before baking. Use fancy cookie cutter shapes for a festive appetizer.

Cheddar Shortbread

Joan Donogh
Savory shortbread made with cheddar cheese.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups grated old cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups flour

Instructions
 

  • Combine butter, mustard, and pepper in food processor, and whirl to combine. Add cheese and whirl again to mix.
  • Add flour and pulse just until blended.
  • Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface, to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with desired small cookie cutter and transfer to cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 20 minutes, until lightly browned on the bottom.

 

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