White Wine Cheddar Crackers
- 2 tbsps Old York Cellars What Exit White
- 8 ozs Cabot Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
- 3 tbsps unsalted butter, softened
- 1 tbsp vegetable shortening
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup flour
- coarse sea salt for sprinkling
In a bowl, combine cheese, butter, shortening and salt, mix on medium-high speed. Reduce speed to medium, slowly add flour and Old York Cellars What Exit White. Continue mixing until dough is smooth.
Divide dough into two, creating discs and wrapping in plastic. Chill for at least 30 minutes or more.
Preheat oven to 375°F. Prepare two baking sheets with silicone baking mats or parchment paper.
Roll out dough to 1/8" thickness. Using a ruler as a guide or a straight edge, cut long horizontal strips. Rotate ruler to slice vertically, creating squares. Carefully transfer individual squares to prepared baking sheet. Repeat process with remaining dough. Using a toothpick, create holes in the center of each square. Sprinkle with course sea salt.
Bake for 10-15 minutes. The time will depend on the thickness of your squares as well as the crispness you prefer. Watch the oven closely from 10 minutes on.
Makes roughly 7 dozen crackers, depending on size and thickness.