Serve these savory cookies with your favorite vintage, or stack them in a cellophane sleeve and tie them to a bottle of wine for a hostess gift.

Julie Gunter
Recipe by Oxmoor House May 2001


Recipe Summary

2 1/2 dozen


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Process walnuts in a food processor just until ground. Add flour, salt, and pepper; pulse until blended. Add cold butter, and pulse 5 or 6 times or until crumbly. Add crumbled cheese to processor, and process just until a dough forms and begins to leave sides of bowl.

  • Shape dough into 2 (5") logs. Wrap in wax paper, and chill several hours or until firm. Cut into 1/4"-thick slices, and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on baking sheets; remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container up to 5 days.


Christmas with Southern Living 2001