Cheese Cookies (savory)

By popular demand, here is the recipe for “cheese cookies” straight from my grandmother’s recipe box.

Cheese Cookies (Mabel Anderson)
2 sticks (1/2 lb) soft butter
1/2 lb sharp cheddar cheese grated – room temp
2 c. sifted all purpose flour
1/2 teas salt (optional)
2 c. rice krispies
paprika (optional)

Roll into balls (flour hands) and press flat with fork. Bake 400 for 12-15 min. Serve warm or cold. May be kept in refrigerator indefinitely.

Notes: I use salted butter so I skip the extra salt. I never met Mabel Anderson, but her cookies are to die for!

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