Walnut Cheese Bites:
The Perfect Appetizer for Your Next Gathering
(with Health Benefits!)
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If you’re looking for an easy yet impressive appetizer for your next gathering, look no further than these delicious Walnut Cheese Bites. With a combination of pungent cheese and crunchy walnuts, these bites are sure to please any crowd.
Not only do these bites taste amazing, but they’re also packed with health benefits thanks to the walnuts. Walnuts are a great source of healthy fats, fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. They’ve been linked to a number of health benefits, including improved brain function, lower inflammation, and reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.
In our video tutorial, we’ll show you step-by-step how to make these bites, including tips for getting the perfect texture and flavor. With just a few simple ingredients and some basic kitchen tools, you can create a plate of delicious bites that will disappear in no time.
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For A Party Or An Easy Evening At Home
Whether you’re hosting a cocktail party or a family get-together, these Walnut Cheese Bites are sure to be a hit. So, check out our video tutorial and give them a try! Not only will your taste buds thank you, but your body will too.
Walnut and Cheese Crackers
- 1-1/2 cups; 200g unbleached, all-purpose flour
- ¾ cup; 100g whole spelt or whole wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- 7 tablespoons 105g unsalted butter, cut into about 10 pieces, at room temperature
- 1/3 cup; 35g walnuts, finely chopped
- 5 ounces Parmigiano Reggiano finely grated (to give 2 cups)
- 3 large eggs 1 divided
- Place the flours, salt, and the baking powder in the work bowl of a food processor with the knife attachment and pulse several times until the ingredients are blended. Add the butter and pulse until the mixture looks a bit like coarse cornmeal. Add 2 of the eggs and the white from the third egg and pulse until the dough coheres. Turn out the dough onto a work surface or leave it in the work bowl and let it rest for at least 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 375F (190C). Whisk the egg yolk with 1 teaspoon water, to make a glaze.
- Turn out the dough onto a piece of parchment and place another piece on top of the dough. Roll out the dough to about a 1/8-inch thickness, doing the best you can to roll it into a rectangle.
- Brush the dough lightly with the egg glaze, then cut it into the size you’d like your crackers to be, making sure to cut all the way through the dough; ½-inch; 1.25cm is wonderful and Cheez-It like, but you choose! The edge crackers will be of imperfect shape, but they’ll be delicious.
- Bake the crackers until they are golden and cooked through, about 18 minutes. Check them; the crackers at the edge may bake faster than those in the center and you will want to remove those as they bake.
- When the crackers are baked, transfer them to a cooling rack. When they are completely cool, break them into the shapes you’ve chosen, and serve!
- 4 to 6 appetizer servings