Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Cheddar Cheese Wafers

A recipe for a savory shortbread cookie wafer.

  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 pound sharp Cheddar cheese,shredded
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced parsley

Mix butter and cheese with an electric mixer until blended.
Gradually add rest of ingredients until blended.
Chill dough 2 hours.
Divide dough into 4 equal portions.
Roll into four 8" logs.
Wrap in plastic wrap.
Chill 8 hours.
Slice into 1/4" rounds.
Bake on ungreased cookie sheets in a preheated 350-degree oven for 15-20 minutes or until lightly brown.

Serve with salad instead of croutons.


Rolls may be stored in freezer.  Partially thaw and bake as usual.