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Fancy Cookies with Aged Cheddar and Fruit

Fancy Cookies with Aged Cheddar and Fruit
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Ingredients

¾
cup unsalted butter
½
cup sugar
1
egg
2
Tbsp milk
¼
tsp vanilla
1 ½
cup flour
½
cup shredded aged Canadian cheddar
¼
cup your choice of chopped dried fruit (apricots, cranberries, raisins, etc.)
3
Tbsp your choice of chopped nuts (pecans, almonds, hazelnuts, etc.), optional
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Directions

Step 1

Cream together butter and sugar. Gradually beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Beat in flour, cheese, fruit and nuts until smooth.

Step 2

Shape dough into a roll, wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Cut roll into slices 1/4 inch (0.5 cm) thick. Cover cookie sheet with parchment paper, place slices on cookie sheet and bake 8 to 12 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool on a rack.

Step 4

These cookies make great ice cream sandwiches and are wonderful with fresh fruit or sherbet.

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