Sesame Cheese Crisps
|Sharp cheddar cheese||1⁄4 Pound, well chilled, shredded (4 Ounces, New York Style)|
|Butter||6 Tablespoon (3/4 Stick)|
|Sesame seed||2 Tablespoon|
|Dry mustard||1 Teaspoon|
|Hot pepper sauce||1 Teaspoon|
|Unbleached flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Flour||1 Tablespoon (For Dusting)|
|Sesame seed||1 Tablespoon|
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Generously grease 2 baking sheets and sprinkle lightly with water.
Combine egg and salt for glaze.
Mix cheese, butter, water, sesame seed, mustard, hot pepper sauce and salt and blend well.
Add flour and baking powder and mix just until flour is blended in.
Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Divide dough in half.
Roll 1 portion on floured board to 1/4-inch thickness and cut out 1-inch rounds.
Repeat with remaining dough.
Transfer to prepared baking sheet and apply glaze carefully with feather brush or fingers.
Sprinkle with sesame seed.
Bake until lightly browned, about 15 minutes.