Walnut Cheese Crackers

vegetarian

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 20

Course: Appetizer

Ingredients

25.27 % unbleached and un-bromated wheat flour
20.16 % shredded sharp cheddar cheese
16.8 % chilled butter cubes
16.8 % chopped California walnuts (size 7, 8, 9)
13.44 % cream cheese
6.72 % egg yolks
0.81 % ground pepper

Application: Baked goods

Preparation

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.