Whip Up a Batch of Cafe Sicilia's Flavorful Sweet & Savory Thumbprints
Sweet and Savory Thumbprints
(Makes about 70 cookies)
- 10 oz All-Purpose flour
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp paprika
- pinch of cayenne pepper
- 9 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
- 9 oz butter, at room temperature
- 2 - 3 oz apricot preserve
Preheat the oven to 400°F. Sift together all the dry ingredients. Add the cheese and mix. Add the butter and mix to a dough.
Roll walnut sized balls of dough and place them in the hollows of mini muffin pans. Use the handle of a wooden spoon to press small indentations into each dough ball. Spoon a small quantity apricot preserve into the indentation.
Bake the cookies for about 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container.
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