Cheddar Cheese Crackers

Cheddar Cheese Crackers
Salty Cheese Cookies -
Adapted From: ese-cookies/

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup butter
3/4 cup grated aged cheddar cheese
Cayenne pepper
Mustard powder

1 egg beaten with teaspoon of water
Sea salt

Heat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

Mix by hand or add flour and butter to food processor and pulse to cut in butter. Add seasonings and pulse until just before dough comes together. Add cheddar cheese and pulse again just to form a ball.

Roll dough out to desired thickness. about 1/8" for crackers, 1/4" for cookies.

Cut into squares or rounds. Cut crisscross pattern on each cracker using a sharp knife. Brush with egg wash. Sprinkle with a little sea salt. Bake until golden approximately 15 minutes.

Option: Form dough around pimento filled olives, brush with egg wash and bake.