2 c cheddar cheese, chunked
1 c all-purpose flour
6 TBSP chilled butter, chopped
½ c hot pepper jelly (Hacienda Maize!)
Blend cheese, flour, and butter in a food processor until dough begins to form a ball. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 mins.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Shape dough into 1 ½” balls and place 1” apart on baking sheet.
Bake in preheated oven 5 minutes. Remove from oven; press back of teaspoon into top of each ball, creating an indentation. Spoon about ½ tsp into jelly indentation. Bake until edges are golden brown, approximately 7-10 minutes. Makes ~36 appetizers.
! Savor !