Cheddar Cheese Rounds


Orange -colored sharp cheddar with give the rounds a deep golden hue. To make this dough with a hand held mixer, chop the nuts finely and then mix all the ingredients until combined, about 3 minutes.


Source:- The Cook's Country Cookbook

Makes about 5 dozen cheese rounds

Ingredients:-

Pecans:- 1/4 Cup
All purpose flour:- 1 1/4 cups
Cornstarch:- 1 Tbsp
Shredded Sharp cheddar cheese( see note above):- 2 cups
Unsalted butter, cut into pieces and softened:- 8 tbsp
Cayenne pepper:- 1/4 tsp
Salt:- 1/2 tsp

Procedure:-

1) Process the pecans, flour and cornstarch in a food processor until finely ground.

2) Add the remaining ingredients and pulse until a dough forms.Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and roll into two 8 inch logs.

3)Wrap tightly with plastic and refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour or up to 3 days.( The logs can also be wrapped in plastic, then foil and frozen for up to 1 month.Defrost in the refrigerator before proceeding with next step).

4) Adjust the oven racks to the upper-middle positions and heat the oven to 400 degrees.

5)Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. unwrap and slice the logs inro 1/4 inch rounds and place the rounds 3/4 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets.

6)Bake until goldne , about 15 minutes, switching and rotating the baking sheets halfway through baking.

7)Let cool 3 minutes on the sheets, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.

Serve.( The rounds can be kept in an air tight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.)

19 comments:

Torviewtoronto said...

innovative delicious cheese rounds

Sayantani said...

wow very tempting.

Santosh Bangar said...

YUMMY CHEESE ROUNDS

Priti said...

Looks just so perfect n yum ...nice recipe

divya said...

wow very innovative n ur clicks r awesome

Rekha shoban said...

perfect n tempting!!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and inviting cheese rounds dear.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

jeyashrisuresh said...

wonderful click and kids will love this for sure

Vimitha Anand said...

Kids and anyone's delight. Love it.

priya said...

wow..this looks so awesome, dear

Rachana said...

Cute and delicious cheese rounds.

Prathima Rao said...

I adore these cheesy, savory cookies...and this is no exception!!! Bookmarked :)
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Suja said...

Innovative recipe..looks so tempting

Divya Vikram said...

Looks like a rich and delicious appetizer!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Innovative yummy recipe..

servicii contabile said...

Hmmm this recipe looks so delicious and nice and i think that fits perfect with my taste and in my opinion is a very easy recipe, so i think i will try it. Thanks for sharing.

Spice said...

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Preety said...

:)..thanks spice..that pic was long time ago..:)

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