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Cheddar Apple Kisses

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  • 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


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. 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.
  3. Place fruit in center of each and pinch to seal.
  4. When dough is all used, place pieces on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 12 minutes.
  6. Drizzle with maple syrup and return to oven for 5 to 7 minutes, or until golden brown.

Makes 4 servings (about 14 kisses).