These snacks are great for entertaining. They are full of flavor and will keep them coming back for more!
Makes about 8 dozen
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
1 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
1 teaspoon ground red Mombassa or cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
4 cups flour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine the first 5 ingredients in a food processor until well blended.
Add flour, a little at a time, until just combined.
Roll into long strips. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheets. Cut into 3-inch pieces.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove and cool completely before removing from cookie sheet.
Keeps for one week in an airtight container.