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These are good.... Savoury Shortbread

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Posted to Thread #29854 at 10:49 am on Sep 13, 2017

Savoury Shortbread (A Chatelaine Recipe)

3/4 c unsalted butter, at room temp.
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1 1/2 c grated old cheddar cheese
1 1/4 c all purpose flour
1 tsp. hot red chili flakes or canned diced jalepeno peppers

Place butter, salt and mustard in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Whirl unti just combined. Add cheese and whirl just until mixed. Gradually add flour and chili flakes to mixture and pulse just until mixed.
Do not overmix. Preheat oven to 350F. Meanwhile, pinch of pieces of dough and roll into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets, about 1 1/2" apart. Press each cookie down slightly with bottom of a glass until about 1/2" thick for cakey shortbread or 1/4" for crisp. Bake in centre of oven until lightly golden, from 14-16 min.. Cool on rack.

Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 3 weeks. Makes 4 doz. cookies.

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