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Cheddar Jalapeno Shortbread Cookies

Craving for a cheesy yet healthy pastry to eat with your coffee? Then try the Cheesy Jalapeno Shortbread.

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 20 1x


  • 8 Tbsp: Cold butter
  • 1 ½ C. Flour
  • 2 C. Shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 23 Jalapeno peppers deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 Egg lightly beaten


  1. Add the flour and salt to a mixing bowl and stir to combine well.
  2. Cut the cold butter into the flour mixture until a crumbly dough has formed.
  3. Mix in the jalapeno, egg and cheese until well combined.
  4. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap, and chill for 1 hour.
  5. Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  6. Form the dough into 20 evenly sized balls, and place spaced apart on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool to room temperature before serving.
  • Author: Marie
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15