Savory Cheddar Shortbread

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Servings: about 5 dozen pieces
Cook Time: 20 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1/4 stick butter, for lining baking sheet plus 1 pound butter, softened
3 cups shredded Cheddar
4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for kneading
1 tablespoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne





Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Line a metal half sheet baking pan (12 by 17-inches) with parchment paper and butter. In large bowl, mix together butter, cheese, flour, garlic salt and cayenne. Turn out onto floured surface; knead lightly to blend well. Spread evenly into prepared pan. Score, with a paring knife, into small squares or rectangles. Prick each square with a fork twice to make a cross shape. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot or cold.

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My family was tired of Texas Toast, so I gave this a try to go with spaghetti. They loved it! We have to watch our sodium intake, so I used garlic powder instead of garlic salt.

By tngram on September 12, 2009

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