Pecan-Swiss Pennies

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Prep Time:
Chill: 10 Hours
Bake: 12 Minutes


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 (8-ounce) block Swiss cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons honey-Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Kosher salt (optional)


  1. Beat butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty stand mixer until fluffy. Add flour and next 4 ingredients, beating just until combined. Cover and chill 2 hours.
  2. Shape dough into 2 (8-inch-long) logs; wrap each log in plastic wrap, and chill 8 hours. Cut each log into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and place on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Sprinkle evenly with kosher salt, if desired.
  3. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly brown. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
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