Herbed Cheese Shortbread Crisps

  • Number of people6
  • DifficultyBeginner
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper


  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • In medium bowl, beat butter and blue cheese with beaters on Speed #5 until creamy, about 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients then decrease to Speed #1 until crumbly and dough starts to form.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on large cookie sheets (shiny aluminum works best).
  • Dip flat bottom of drinking glass in flour and flatten balls to 2 1/2-inch diameter.
  • Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes. Remove to cooling racks.