Cheddar Pecan Thumbprints With Jalapeno Jelly and Cranberries

"From a Fort Worth magazine from Feastivities. Everyone enjoyed this appetizer. Looks great for Christmas."
 
Cheddar Pecan Thumbprints With Jalapeno Jelly and Cranberries created by Eileen Daidone
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  • 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.).
  • 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.
  • 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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  1. Eileen Daidone
    This recipe is spectacular! I've tried to leave a rating 3 times, but no success!
     
  2. Eileen Daidone
    Cheddar Pecan Thumbprints With Jalapeno Jelly and Cranberries Created by Eileen Daidone
  3. gritsnla
    From a Fort Worth magazine from Feastivities. Everyone enjoyed this appetizer. Looks great for Christmas.
     
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