Walnut Cheese Crackers


Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 20

Course: Appetizer


25.27 % unbleached and un-bromated wheat flour
20.16 % sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
16.8 % butter cubes (chilled)
16.8 % California walnuts (chopped)
13.44 % cream cheese
6.72 % egg yolks
0.81 % pepper (ground)

Application: Baked goods


Cut chunks of butter into the flour until it resembles small, mealy-like pieces.

Add the remaining ingredients and mix until a dough forms.

Put the dough in a sheet pan with a 1-inch height thickness.

Let the dough rest in the freezer for at least 1 hour.

Cut the dough into 13 cm long strips.

Cut the individual strips into 2 mm thick slices.

Put the slices on a sheet pan with parchment paper and use an egg wash on the top.

Bake at 200 °C in a convection oven until the edges are golden brown.

Retail product can be packaged as a raw and frozen item that the consumer can cut and bake at home.