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Cheddar Shortbread Cookies

Updated: Apr 4

These cookies are delicious with a bowl of homemade soup or served with a little chutney or red pepper jelly and a cuppa nice English tea.

Pre-heat oven to 300 F

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper


1 Cup good quality Salted Butter, cold

1/2 Cup Corn Starch

2 Cups Unbleached Flour

1 Cup Old English Cheddar


Sift together the flour and corn starch

Cut the butter into one inch pieces and add to above

With your hands work the mixture until it comes together

Mix in the cheddar and mold the mixture into ball

Roll out the ball into a one inch in diameter log

Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for two hours

Remove from fridge

Slice into 1/4 inch discs and place on lined baking sheet

Bake at 300 F for 30 minutes or until golden brown

Store in air tight container or freeze

Try some homemade apple butter on these or serve with leek and potato soup!

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