5 from 1 vote
Peppery Parmesan Shortbread
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Delicious and easy savory shortbread with a peppery bite! Mix and match the ingredients to come up with a flavor combo that you love.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Calories: 2467 kcal
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold salted butter cut into pieces
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  1. Using a food processor, mix the the flour, sugar, salt and black pepper for a few seconds to mix. Add the butter and pulse until blended, then add the Cheddar cheese and Parmesan, and pulse until the dough comes together. Shape the dough into one log, wrap in plastic and chill until firm, at least an hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 °F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Slice the dough disks about ¼-inch thick and place on baking sheets, 1/2 inch apart. Bake for 15-18 minutes until the shortbread are lightly browned on the bottom. Cool the cookies on the tray before removing.

Nutrition Facts
Peppery Parmesan Shortbread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2467 Calories from Fat 1539
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 171g 263%
Saturated Fat 107g 535%
Cholesterol 488mg 163%
Sodium 3540mg 148%
Potassium 422mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 151g 50%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 6g
Protein 80g 160%
Vitamin A 103.6%
Calcium 180.3%
Iron 57.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.