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Parmesan-Basil-Cheddar Stars shine with fresh basil flavor with every pop of these savory bites.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2012

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Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes about 15 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Beat Cheddar cheese, butter, half-and-half, and salt at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until blended. Gradually add flour, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and basil, beating just until combined.

  • Turn dough out onto a well-floured surface. Divide into 4 equal portions, and flatten each into a disk; roll to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with a 1 1/2-inch star-shaped cutter. Place 1 inch apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until golden; cool on baking sheets on wire racks 30 minutes.

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