BLACK FOREST SHORTBREAD

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This delicious shortbread can be prepared ahead and frozen for up to a month. Slice and bake as needed. Great with beer or cocktails.
Recipe & photo: Germanfoods.org

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
48 pieces
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
unsalted butter
1 clove
garlic, squeezed through a garlic press
1/2 tsp
salt
1 pinch
ground red pepper
1 c
all purpose flour
4 oz
finely shredded german emmentaler cheese (can substitute swiss)
4 oz
finely diced german black forest ham

How to Make BLACK FOREST SHORTBREAD

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine butter, garlic, salt and cayenne in a large bowl and beat at medium speed with a mixer until well combined. Beat in flour. Stir in cheese and ham.
  • 2Turn dough out onto wax paper and shape into 2 6-inch logs. Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze up to one month, if needed.
  • 3When ready to bake, allow the logs to thaw on the counter for about 30 minutes. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Cut logs into 1/4-inch thick slices. Place slices on baking sheet and bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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