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Cheese Jalapeno Jelly Thumbprints

Little Jack Horner

Sat in a corner,

Eating a Christmas pie.

He put in his thumb

And pulled out a 'thumbprint',

And said,

What a Good Boy Am I!


At least that's our version for this new twist on thumbprint cookies for your next nursery rhyme baby shower.


Ingredients:   

  • 1 8oz block sharp white Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup toasted pecan halves, finely ground
  • 1/3 cup jalapeno pepper jelly


Directions:   

  • Process first 4 ingredients in a food processor until blended.
  • Add flour, ground red pepper,and salt.
  • Process until dough forms a ball, stopping often to scrap down sides.
  • Shape dough into a disc; cover and chill 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.
  • Let dough stand at room temperature 5 minutes.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
  • Roll balls in ground pecans.
  • Place balls 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Press thumb in center of the ball to make an identation.
  • Bake for 14 minutes or until browned.
  • Immediately fill each center with a heaping 1/4 tsp of jelly, pressing gently into cookie with back of spoon.
  • Remove from baking pans to a wire rack to cool.
  • Store in an airtight between layers of wax paper for up to 2 days.

Makes about 3 dozen thumbprint cookies.



What delicious nursery rhyme menu items do you have?

We know there are fabulously creative cooks out there who can whip up a delightful nursery rhyme dish! We'd love to hear about your menu and recipe ideas, so please share with all of us. Everyone would love to have a great menu for a their successful baby shower.


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