Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 lb butter

  2. 1 lb grated sharp cheddar

  3. 1 1/2 c sifted all-purpose flour

  4. 1/2 tsp salt

  5. 1 tsp cayenne (or hot paprika)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Let butter soften at room temperature. Combine with grated cheese. Sift together flour, salt, and cayenne and incorporate into cheese mixture. Divide in two balls and form into 1 inch rolls. Cover with waxed paper and place in a plastic bag or other container. Freeze or refrigerate overnight. Pre-heat oven to 375°F. Divide loaves into ¼ inch slices and place on parchment paper on a large cookie sheet. Press ½ pecan into the center of each cookie and bake for 10 min until outer edges are slightly browned.


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