Cheddar Apple Kisses
3/4 cup flour
1 cup grated aged Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 medium apple, cut into 3/4-inch chunks
Maple syrup for drizzling
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Knead flour, cheese and butter until soft dough forms. Pull of pieces of dough, about 1 tablespoon in size. Flatten with hand into small circle. Place fruit in center of each and pinch to seal. When dough is all used, place pieces on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Bake 12 minutes. Drizzle with maple syrup and return to oven for 5 to 7 minutes, or until golden brown.
Makes 4 servings (about 14 kisses).