Blue Cheese Salt and Pepper Shortbreads

Highly addictive… don’t make too many.

This is a unique and quite impressive treat.  Serve them with  a lovely vegetable soup or just as a nibble all by themselves!  You can make the logs ahead of time and keep them in the refrigerator until your ready to use, then slice and bake up fresh crackers. Who does that? 

  • 12 oz Stilton crumbled
  • ¼ lb Butter- room temp
  • 1 ½ cup Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • ¾ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon White Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Cold Water
  • 1 egg  
  • 1 egg- beaten for egg wash
  • ¾ cup Walnuts –chopped

In a kitchen Aid with paddle attachment, mix Cheese, Butter, Flour, Salt, Pepper, Water, and one egg. until combined.

Divide Dough in half and shape into two logs.

Brush each log with egg wash and roll in Walnuts.

Refrigerate  for  at least 45 minutes.

Preheat oven to 220c/425f

Slice logs into ¼”crackers and place on Baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes.

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