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Savory Goat Cheese Shortbread

Savory Goat Cheese Shortbread

Serve an app that's equally impressive in taste and appearance. Rosemary and parmesan add to the amazing flavor profile. MORE + LESS -

Servings: 272 servings

Ingredients

NAME WEIGHT MEASURE
Cookie
Butter, unsalted, softened 1 lb 2 cups
Gold Medal™ Variety Muffin Mix 5 lb (11544) 5 lb 1 box
Gold Medal™ All-purpose flour (14314) 1 lb 3 cups
Rosemary, fresh, chopped 1/2 oz 1/4 cup
Parmesan cheese, shredded 11 oz 3 cups
Salt 1 tsp
Black pepper, ground 2 tsp
Eggs, large, whole 14 oz 7 each
Filling
Goat cheese, softened 6 lb 3 quarts
Cream cheese, softened 2 lb 8 oz 5 cups
Black pepper, ground 1 Tbsp
Thyme, dried 1 Tbsp
Grapes, red, seedless 3 lbs 9 cups

Method

  1. Cream butter in mixer fitted with paddle attachment on medium speed for 2 minutes. Scrape bowl and paddle.
  2. Add Variety Muffin mix, flour, rosemary, parmesan cheese, salt and 2 tsp of pepper.
  3. Mix for 2 minutes on low speed.
  4. Add eggs and mix for an additional 1 minute.  Stop mixer. Scrape bowl and paddle. Mix for additional 1 minute until smooth dough is formed.
  5. Deposit cookie dough using a #70 scoop onto parchment lined full sheet pans in a 5 x 7 pattern.
  6. Place a piece of parchment paper on top of cookies. Place a sheet pan on top and press down firmly and evenly on sheet pan to flatten cookies.
  7. Remove top sheet pan and top parchment paper before baking.

Bake

Convection Oven*    300°F     6-10 minutes
Standard oven          350°F     10-14 minutes
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*Rotate pans baked in convection oven one-half turn (180°) after 5 minutes of baking.

Goat Cheese Mixture
  1. Mix together goat cheese, cream cheese, thyme and black pepper in a medium size mixing bowl until thoroughly combined.
  2. Place goat cheese mixture into pastry bag fitted with a pastry tip.
  3. Pipe 1/2 oz. of goat cheese mixture onto each shortbread.
  4. Top with one grape.

Note: If filling mixture is too stiff to pipe, place in microwave briefly to soften.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.