I alluded to these in my New Years/Christmas post. But last night was the first time I’d made these on my own. Admittedly, I called my Dad to find the ingredients from a cookbook, my mom to make sure I was mixing it correctly, then Nana to reassure me later that they’re ok! I halved the recipe from my aunt’s MIL’s (Jean Owens) cookbook.
1 3/4 c flour
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 tsp red pepper
3/4 c butter, softened
1 c sharp cheddar, shredded
Preheat oven to 350.
Mix the dry ingredients together. Add the softened butter & use a hand mixer to blend together. Add the cheese then continue to process until soft & leaves the sides of the bowl. I found it worked better to just take off my rings and use my hands at this point.
I rolled the dough into three logs and wrapped them in plastic wrap and placed them in the frig for about an hour. After that, I cut them very thin and placed them on thin cookie sheets topped with parchment paper. I baked at 350 for 11-12 minutes. I placed them in a 9×13 with paper towels in between the layers.
Can’t wait to enjoy them tonight with friends!