California Walnut and Blue Cheese Savoury Shortbread

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

A different shortbread! It's savory.. Serve with: - sliced pear, blue cheese - use as a crust for an apple tart - candied walnut pieces pressed into top - with wine - with salad - with soup


  1. Preheat oven to 275°F.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, icing sugar, salt and ground walnuts. Whisk until well blended.
  3. Add butter, blue cheese and lemon zest to the flour mixture. Knead by hand until dough becomes soft and forms into a ball.
  4. Using a small scoop, portion dough into half-spheres, then press a walnut half into the top of each cookie.
  5. Bake on a parchment-lined cookie sheet for 27-30 minutes, or until cookies are firm to the touch. Cool on a wire rack.