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    Cheddar Pecan Thumbprints With Jalapeno Jelly and Cranberries

    Cheddar Pecan Thumbprints With Jalapeno Jelly and Cranberries. Photo by Eileen Daidone

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    gritsnla's Note:

    From a Fort Worth magazine from Feastivities. Everyone enjoyed this appetizer. Looks great for Christmas.

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    1. 1
      In large bowl, mix butter, cheese, pecans, cayeene and salt. Gradually mix in flour. Result will be a stiff dough like shortbread. Form into logs 1-inch thick by 10 inches long. Wrap in wax paper and refrigrate until firm, at least 3 hours. (Refrigerate up to 5 days, frozen up to 6 months.).
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 350°F Remove dough from wax paper and slice into 1-inch pieces. Lightly press each piece in palm of hand; using thumb make a 1/4 inch indentation in center of each. Fill thumbprint with 1 teaspoon jelly and sprinkle with cranberries on top.
    3. 3
      Place on nonstick cookie sheet, spacing 1 inch apart. Bake 15- 20 minutes or until firm and slightly browned at edges. For best flavor do no overcook. May be served warm at room temperature.

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    • on December 02, 2011


      This recipe is spectacular! I've tried to leave a rating 3 times, but no success!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cheddar Pecan Thumbprints With Jalapeno Jelly and Cranberries

    Serving Size: 1 (1903 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2111.6
    Calories from Fat 1354
    Total Fat 150.4 g
    Saturated Fat 84.0 g
    Cholesterol 362.6 mg
    Sodium 2117.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 152.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 7.9 g
    Sugars 38.9 g
    Protein 44.7 g

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