Susie's Blue Cheese Crackers and Spread

Susie’s Blue Cheese Crackers and Spread

Susie’s Blue Cheese Crackers and Spread
 
Susie’s Blue Cheese Crackers and Spread
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Ingredients
  • 1 stick butter, room temperature
  • 8 ounces Stilton cheese, crumbled and room temperature
  • 1 ½ c. flour
  • 2 t. kosher salt
  • 1 t. fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 T. water
  • 1 extra-large egg, beaten with 1 T. water for egg wash
  • ½ c. rough chop walnuts

Instructions
  1. In a bowl of electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment, cream butter and cheese until smooth.
  2. With mixer on low speed, add flour, salt and pepper until it is in large crumbles.
  3. Add 1 T. water and mix until combined.
  4. Dump the dough onto a floured board, press into a ball, and roll into 12” long log.
  5. Brush log completely with egg wash.
  6. Spread the walnuts on a cutting board and roll log back and forth in the nuts, pressing lightly and distributing them evenly on the outside of the log.
  7. Wrap in plastic and refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or up to 4 days.
  8. When ready to prepare, heat oven to 350.
  9. Cut log into ⅜” thick with a small sharp knife and place cut pieces onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 20-22 minutes until very lightly browned. Rotate pan once during baking.
  10. Cool and serve at room temperature.

Notes
*****This recipe was given to me by my friend, Susie Glowacki. She served the crackers with pepper jelly. You can serve with a sweet or savory spread. All is so good!!!

 

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