Savory rosemary cheddar shortbread is a delicious treat, perfect for snacking on with a cup of tea or coffee. (Isn’t this proof N.American recipes should specify ingredients by metric weight like the European recipes ?). I have a friend who makes delicious cheese straws during the holidays. awesome! Beat in rosemary, mustard salt, and pepper. Serve them as part of a sweet cookie assortment, or as a component of a cheeseboard. These would be a favorite for me! Thank you, Cynthia, Your email address will not be published. They look so beautiful too with the lovely flecks of Rosemary. All measurements were spot-on. These sound and look amazing! Did you read my notes? We went through one block of the Dubliner Cheddar in one sitting. If space to hang cookies over-the-rim is closing, remove baking sheet from oven, use a sharp knife to gently re-open the space, and return to oven for 3-6 minutes until pale gold. (a few loose crumbs remain), Turn the dough out onto a large sheet of plastic wrap, knead it a few times until smooth ball forms without any major cracks, and roll it into a 10-inch log. Thanks, Mary Beth! **See notes**. Scrape down the bowl with a rubber spatula. Required fields are marked *. Love the added rosemary to these goodies. Savory parmesan rosemary shortbread is tender, buttery, and exploding with cheesy herb flavor. I've included a pretty customizable menu and place cards to help you set the theme for a spring brunch or afternoon tea. This savory rosemary shortbread actually develops more flavor after a day or two, making them an excellent make-ahead appetizer. I made these for a party of 300 – and they were absolutely delicious! Required fields are marked *, © Don't Sweat The Recipe, 2020 | Disclosure Statement | Privacy Policy. These Savory Rosemary Cheddar Shortbread are the perfect addition to any hors d’oeuvres tray or cheese platter. I’m going to make again today, this time with a Grana Padana and rosemary (since that’s the cheese I’ve got!). I am not a novice baker, and with a British background, have made shortbread all my life; but both instructions and ingredient proportions seem to be faulty. A basic shortbread recipe is easy to alter by subbing out the sugar with whatever savory herbs or cheese you have on hand — cheddar, rosemary, bacon, you name it. To mixer bowl, add the flour, Parmesan, and rosemary. Inspired by mom's cheese straw recipe and Bon Appetit, 2007. Saved; memorized the recipe! Lovely, Cynthia! Knead together and divide dough into 2 and shape into 11 inch (28 cm) logs. Oct 20, 2018 - Set out these buttery savory herb shortbread crackers at the cocktail hour for an elegant alternative to chips. I was under no obligation to write about Kerrygold, nor did I receive any compensation for this post. I choose to make them with a fluted cutter, which was about 2 1/4″ across, so it makes roughly 30 fairly large cookie/crackers. Savory Parmesan Rosemary Shortbread. We like to refrigerate the dough overnight. I love a good savory shortbread and this sounds delicious, Leigh. Using a cutter, or knife, cut out cookies in desired shape. But to be fair, there were five of us! The only thing I did differently was to place the “coins” very close together (1/4 “). Hi Joan, I’m sorry you had a disappointing experience. I received a gift of cheese from Kerrygold for Christmas. Using the paddle attachment on a stand mixer, beat the butter until creamy. I’m so sorry this happened. A perfect shortbread, with an amazing taste. Love what you did here Cynthia. Tender, buttery, and addictive Mix until combined. Savory Parmesan and Rosemary Shortbreads are easy to make and elegant to serve. I love the Kerrygold cheeses, and of course, using good quality ingredients only makes the final product even better! This version includes Parmesan cheese, fresh rosemary, and lemon zest and juicee, making it the perfect snack, or an accompaniment to soup or salad for lunch. A simple savory sweet, this easy bar cookie will delight anyone who has seen too many thickly frosted snowmen on the cookie plate. I love this as a savory shortbread (and I love rosemary). So good. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. They're soft and tender, yet sturdy enough to use as a cut-out shortbread cookie. Was this my big mistake? An aged cheese has less moisture, whereas a cheese with more fat and moisture will tend to spread more. In this version, I’ve swapped the sugar for grated parmesan cheese which gives the shortbread a savory, rather than sweet, flavor. Divide the dough in half. Tips for making savory herb shortbread ~ Butter should be at room temperature, I leave it out overnight. Buttery, crumbly savory cheddar and rosemary shortbread. The cheese sounds divine as do these savory shortbread cookies with rosemary. Fresh rosemary, parmesan cheese and loads of fresh cracked black pepper make this the perfect cocktail appetizer or just as a snack. On a lightly floured board, gently roll or press dough out to between 1/8" to 1/4" thick. Beat until it comes together into a ball and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Cool on wire racks. Stir flour mixture into butter mixture until combined well. Colleen I plan to make these soon and would be interested in how the recipe works with almond flour. I have made something similar in the past but couldn’t find the recipe. You can make them in straw shapes, but the longer and thinner they are, the more fragile they’ll be. It worked. These savory heart-shaped Rosemary-Walnut Shortbread Cookies work at for part of you Valentine's Day dining menu. This version includes Parmesan cheese, fresh rosemary, and lemon zest and juicee, making it the perfect snack, or an accompaniment to soup or salad for lunch. Beat until it comes together into a ball and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. The rest will be delicious crumbs for salad. I wish I could be of more help. Chilling the dough before baking it will prevent spreading, too. The cookies are crisp, buttery, and slightly sweet. Chilling the dough before baking it will prevent spreading, too.” I love for you to help me figure out what went wrong. Of course, any dry-aged cheese will work well. An aged cheese has less moisture, whereas a cheese with more fat and moisture will tend to spread more. I’m not sure if I ever would have tried a recipe like this but it sounds delicious and your pictures are beautiful!!! I’ve never made them myself but yours look so tempting. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 20-30 minutes, or until lightly brown around the edges, and depending on how thin or thick you roll the dough out. I will not be making this recipe again. I love the simplicity of a shortbread cookie – it’s just butter, flour and sugar. These Parmesan Rosemary Shortbread Rounds are tender slice and bake crackers bursting with Parmesan cheese and fresh rosemary flavor. Add salt, lemon zest, rosemary and then flour. Measure your flour using the fluff, scoop, and level method for accuracy. https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/rosemary-shortbread-cookies Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden at the edges. We are so happy to hear you loved the recipe! Prep Time: 20 mins. You can also freeze the unbaked shortbread. I never have…but they don’t last much longer than a few days! Aged cheddar cheese and a subtle hint of rosemary are combined with buttery, crumbly shortbread… Please leave a comment if you try- thank you! 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