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Cayenne Shortbread

Cayenne Shortbread

Try serving these unique shortbread with sharp Cheddar cheese and apple slices.

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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 50 min
Total Time


1 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Extra Creamy Butter, softened

1/4 cup sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine flour, sea salt and ground red pepper in bowl; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter and sugar in another bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until firm.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  5. STEP 5

    Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 18x14-inch rectangle, about 1/8-inch thickness. Cut dough into 2-inch squares with pizza cutter or knife. Place onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 7-9 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Cool completely.

Nutrition (1 cracker)

25 Calories
1.5 Fat (g)
5 Cholesterol (mg)
20 Sodium (mg)
2 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
0 Protein (g)
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