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    Cheddar Cheese Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    SouthernBell2627's Note:

    This recipe is from "Ambrosia". The cookbook is from Vicksburg, MS.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream butter and cheese in food processor.
    2. 2
      Add flour, salt, and cayenne pepper.
    3. 3
      Add pecans.
    4. 4
      Roll into balls and flatten with a fork.
    5. 5
      Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet at 325 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 08, 2012

      My Mother made these. She did not use chopped pecans in the dough. Rather than using a fork to flatten she would press a pecan half on top of each small ball. I bake them on top rack in oven for 15 minutes at 350. Getting ready to make some now. I normally use a couple of shakes of cayenne pepper. It's very easy to use too much. These are a holiday favorite at my house. She called them cheese biscuits. Not sure why but everyone knew what she meant and lined up for them.

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    • on December 21, 2007

      55

      A lady I work with brought these to work during the holidays - they are amazing, and such a nice change after all the sweets. I love the cayenne bite - not too much, but enough to notice. Thanks so much for posting this recipe - I was prepared to search for hours to find it!

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    • on December 29, 2013

      45

      These were good, however I made one modification. Lightly sprinkel powdered sugar on top of cookies just prior to serving. Nice contrast of a little sweetness with the bite of the cayenne. <br/>Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cheddar Cheese Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (817 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 175.4
     
    Calories from Fat 127
    72%
    Total Fat 14.1 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 7.1 g
    35%
    Cholesterol 30.2 mg
    10%
    Sodium 174.9 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.7 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.2 g
    1%
    Protein 3.9 g
    7%

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