Parmesan? Please! These perfect little rounds taste even better than you think they will.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
15 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
about 36 rounds
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium for 1 minute. Using a wooden spoon, stir in cheese. Stir in flour, paprika, and cayenne pepper until combined. Stir in pecans and chives to form a crumbly dough.

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  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Gently knead until dough clings together. Shape into a 12-inch-long log. Wrap log in plastic wrap; chill overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Using a serrated knife, cut log into 1/4-inch slices. Place slices 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until set. Remove rounds; cool on a wire rack.

  • If desired, serve with apple or pear butter.

Make-Ahead Directions:

Layer rounds between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

103 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 13mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 8g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 3g; protein 3g; sodium 103mg.
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