cheddar pennies

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By Stephanie Corbitt
from Lorton, VA

I love this snack. And if a lunkhead like me can make this - anyone can!!

★★★★★ 1
serves A whole group!
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheddar pennies

  • 1/2 lb
    sharp cheddar cheese (i've cheated and used the already shredded stuff)
  • 1 stick
    softened butter
  • 3 dash
    hot red pepper sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    fresh dill or rosemary
  • 1 c
    unbleached all purpose flour

How To Make cheddar pennies

  • 1
    Shred cheese with hand grater, then chop with knife. Really pulverize it!
  • 2
    Beat together butter, cheese, pepper sauce and seasoning on high speed until creamy. Lower the speed. Mix in flour, 1/3 cup at a time. It will be soft.
  • 3
    Transfer dough to wax paper. Shape it into 2 logs about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Refrigerate till firm -- about 2 hours.
  • 4
    Preheat oven to 325°. Line baking sheet with parchment or spray with non-stick spray. Cut logs into 1/4 inch slices Bake until slightly brown and almost crisp -- about 15 minutes
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