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Blue Cheese Crackers

  • Yield: 24 crackers 1x
  • Category: Snacks

Description

Savory Blue Cheese Crackers with garlic and parmesan are perfect for a warm late night snack with fruit or an appetizer with cocktails when company comes.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 to 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 4-ounces crumbled blue cheese (Trader Joe’s Blue Stilton)
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter cut into pieces
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds and poppy seeds mixed

Instructions

  1. Combine flour, salt, garlic and parmesan cheese in food processor’s bowl using a dough blade.
  2. Pulse on and off until well combined, scraping bowl if needed.
  3. Add blue cheese and butter; pulse until thoroughly incorporated.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons water while machine is running. If it seems to crumbly add another tablespoon water until it forms a dough ball.
  5. Transfer dough to a floured working area and shape dough into a log about 2-inches in diameter.
  6. Wrap in parchment paper and freeze for 2 hours
  7. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  8. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  9. Remove dough from freezer, unwrap
  10. Whisk egg and 2 teaspoons water in a small bowl until blended.
  11. Generously brush the dough with egg wash.
  12. Roll and sprinkle the dough with sesame and poppy seeds.
  13. Cut into ¼-inch rounds.
  14. Place on parchment lined baking sheet.
  15. Brush the tops and bottoms of the crackers with the remaining egg wash.
  16. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.
  17. Remove from oven and cool completely on wire racks.

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