Chipotle and White Cheddar Shortbread

Appetizers

 

  • Total Preparation Time: 92 minutes

Makes about 7 dozen shortbread

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Ingredients

2 3/4 cups675 mLAll Purpose Flour
1/4 cup50 mLCornstarch
2 tbsp30 mLInstant Dissolving Sugar
1 1/2 tsp7 mLGround Chipotle Pepper
1 tsp5 mLSalt
1 1/4 cups300 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, cold, cubed
1 cup250 mLIvanhoe Extra Old White Cheddar, grated
Sesame seeds, or smoked salt (optional)
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Instructions

  1. In food processor, pulse the flour with cornstarch, sugar, chipotle pepper and salt. Add butter and cheese; pulse until the mixture comes together (add up to 3 tbsp (45 mL) water if necessary). Divide dough into two portions and form into a rectangular log, about 1” (2.5 cm) thick by 2” (5 cm) wide. Chill for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  3. Arrange oven racks in upper and lower thirds of oven. Slice logs into 1/8” (3 mm) thick slices. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  4. Bake, rotating the trays halfway through baking, for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden around the edges.
  5. Cool completely on rack.
  • Lightly brush unbaked cookies with lightly beaten egg whites and sprinkle with sesame seeds or smoked salt to garnish.
  • Dough can be prepared and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days before baking.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month.
  • Serve with Buffalo chicken wings and ice-cold beer.
This recipe is one of 150 featured exclusively in our cookbook, Our Table.

 

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Ingredients

2 3/4 cups675 mLAll Purpose Flour
1/4 cup50 mLCornstarch
2 tbsp30 mLInstant Dissolving Sugar
1 1/2 tsp7 mLGround Chipotle Pepper
1 tsp5 mLSalt
1 1/4 cups300 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, cold, cubed
1 cup250 mLIvanhoe Extra Old White Cheddar, grated
Sesame seeds, or smoked salt (optional)
Add to Shopping List

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