Bunyan's Diabetic Cheese Hors d'oeuvres

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By Paul Bushay
from Mesa, AZ

Welcome to the ultimate easy slice, bake, and serve dough. The recipe is adapted from sablés, sweet French biscuits. Try these savory "sandies" with pears and figs in the fall or apricots and peaches in the late spring and summer. C'est magnefique!

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serves makes 4 1/2 dozen
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  •   2 c
    whole wheat flour
  •   1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  •   1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  •   1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  •   1 1/2 stick
    cold butter, cut into small chunks
  •   4 oz
    brie cheese, rind removed and cubed
  •   1 c
    finely chopped walnuts
  •   1 large
    egg, beaten

How To Make

  • 1
    Place the flour, salt, baking powder, and cayenne in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until blended.
  • 2
    Add the butter and pulse to blend into small pieces.
  • 3
    Add the cheese and nuts and pulse again, until the cheese is in very small pieces.
  • 4
    Add the egg, and pulse until the mixture just starts to come together.
  • 5
    Remove the dough to a lightly floured surface.
  • 6
    Press the dough together into a ball, then divide into 2 equal-size balls.
  • 7
    Pat and roll each ball into a log 7 inches long and 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  • 8
    Wrap each log in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  • 9
    Preheat the oven to 400°F
  • 10
    Slice the logs 1/4 inch thick using a serrated knife and place the slices 1 inch apart on the sheet pans.
  • 11
    Bake for 10 to 12 minutes
  • 12
    Place on a rack to cool.

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