Original Cheese Tempters

Original Cheese Tempters

by Alejandro Peña 1 year ago
4.4 (9)
124.5 kcal
4.7 g carbs
Description

Not a sweet treat, but one that my diabetic son loves. I have been making these for over 20 years. It's a must for Christmas

Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ pound shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 ⅛ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups pecan halves
Directions
  1. 1. Blend the butter, cheese, salt and cayenne pepper together until well combined. Stir in the flour and mix well. Shape dough into 3 rolls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap the rolls in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm.
  2. 2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. 3. Cut rolls into 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick slices. Place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and press a pecan half or piece onto the top of each cookie.
  4. 4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for about 12 minutes or until set. Let cool on wire wracks before storing in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 5 dozen
calories: 124.5 kcal
carbohydrates: 4.7 g
protein: 3.1 g
saturated fat: 4 g
cholesterol: 16.1 mg
sodium: 88.3 mg
fiber: 0.8 g
sugar: 0.3 g