Spicy Cheese "cookies"

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

These are SO good and SO easy, I don't know why I don't make them more often. These are savory, NOT sweet, but the method is more like making cookies than anything else, hence the name...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Cream together butter/margarine and the grated cheese.
  3. Add flour and cayenne; mix until thoroughly blended.
  4. Roll into marble-sized balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. These barely spread at all, so fairly close spacing is OK.
  5. Press a pecan half onto the top of each dough ball to flatten to about 3/8 inch think.
  6. Bake 15 - 17 minutes.
  7. Cool completely before eating!


Most Helpful

OMG, I have been looking for this recipe for the longest. A co-worker used to make these little gems every holiday and bring them to work and everyone devoured them. I alway's wanted to ask for the recipe, but never did...now I have it. I'm making some for myself first though before sharing with others. Thank you so much for posting this amazing, but easy recipe, Meredith!

MarshHen November 14, 2009

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