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Cheddar Pecan Biscuits
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Savory pecan bites with Cheddar cheese and cayenne pepper.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 30 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 55.2
Total Carbs 4.1 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Total Fat 3.8 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Potassium 3.7 mg
Protein 1.0 g
Sodium 26.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0 1/4 lb  unsalted butter
0 1/4 lb  shredded cheddar cheese
2 oz  chopped pecans
0 1/4 tsp  ground cayenne (red pepper)
0 1/4 tsp  salt
1 1/4 cup  white whole wheat flour
Directions
  1. In large bowl, mix butter, cheddar cheese, pecans, cayenne pepper, and salt until well blended.
  2. Gradually mix in flour, using your hands to work in last bit. The result will be stiff dough much like shortbread.
  3. Form dough into logs about 1" thick, and 10" long. Wrap each log in waxed paper, and refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper
  5. Unwrap chilled logs of dough, and slice into 1/4" thick rounds using sharp knife.
  6. Place slices about 1/4" apart on baking sheets.
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until firm and slightly browned at the edges.
  8. Allow wafers to cool 1 minute before removing from pan.

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