Pecan Cheddar Crisps
"These crispy snacks are super as a party appetizer," reports field editor Ozela Haynes of Emerson, Arkansas. "They're also nice to nibble on anytime."
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
Makesabout 2 dozen
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup pecan halves
- In a bowl, cream the butter and cheese. Combine flour, paprika and salt; add to creamed mixture.
- Shape dough into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Top each with a pecan; press down to flatten. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire rack to cool.
Nutrition Facts3 each: 229 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 232mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Pecan Cheddar Crisps in Taste of Home August/September 1997