Spicy Party Crisps
Cayenne puts the heat in these nutty cheese crisps.
1 cup butter, softened
4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups finely chopped nuts
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt
- Thoroughly cream butter and cheese together. Stir in remaining ingredients, mixing well. Place dough onto plastic wrap, foil or waxed paper and roll into a 2-inch diameter log. Refrigerate for several hours.
- Slice into slight 1/4-inch rounds, place on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 325°F (160°C) for 20 minutes or until edges brown. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
Makes about 5 dozen.