Awesome Cheese Crisps for Wine

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

I love these little bites of salty goodness. You can choose a lot of different cheeses; however, since I use Parmigiano-Reggiano, they serve as a perfect compliment to a nice evening by the fire with a bottle of wine, and good friends.

This is not a new recipe... People have been making these for a lot of years. The main difference is the cheese you choose to use, and the spices you add.

I like mine a bit on the spicy side.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

PLAN/PURCHASE

6 oz
parmigiano-reggiano, grated
2 Tbsp
flour, all-purpose variety
1/2 tsp
black pepper, freshly ground
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
1 pinch
sweet paprika

Step-By-Step

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1PREP/PREPARE

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2Gather and prep your ingredients.

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3Place all the ingredients in a small bowl, and thoroughly mix.

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4Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat oven to 380f (195c).

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5Put a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet. Add tablespoons of the mixture to the baking sheet, and spread out.

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6Place in the preheated oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

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7Chef's Tip: When they come out of the oven, they should still be slightly flexible. If they are completely dry, then you baked them too long.

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8Remove from oven, and allow to completely cool on the parchment paper.

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9Carefully release from the parchment paper with a spatula.

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10Chef's Note: Watch these crisps very carefully... when they begin to turn golden (not brown), take them out of the oven. I don't care if it's 5 minutes or 3 days. If you overcook them they will taste bitter... Golden NOT brown is the way to go.

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11PLATE/PRESENT

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12Serve with a nice bottle of wine with family and good friends. Enjoy.

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13Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Soy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom