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Chipotle White Cheddar

Chipotle White CheddarThese savoury shortbread crackers with aged white cheddar have a smoky chipotle kick.

Makes about 7 dozen cookies

Ingredients
  • 2 3/4cupsAll Purpose Flour675mL
  • 1/4cupCornstarch50mL
  • 2tbspInstant Dissolving Sugar30mL
  • 1 1/2tspground chipotle pepper7mL
  • 1tspSalt5mL
  • 1 1/4cupsGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, cold and cubed300mL
  • 1cupIvanhoe Old White Cheddar Cheese, grated250mL
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Instructions:

Pulse the flour with the cornstarch, sugar, chipotle pepper and salt in a food processor. Add the butter and cheese; pulse until the mixture comes together (add up to 3tbsp (45 mL) water if necessary). Divide the dough into two portions and form into a rectangular log, about 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick by 2-inches (5 cm) wide. Chill for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days.

Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and arrange the racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven. Slice the logs into 1/8 inch (3 mm) thick slices. Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheets.

Bake, rotating the trays halfway through baking, for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden around the edges. Cool completely on a rack.