Savory Jarlsberg Thumbprints With Fig-Pepper Jelly Recipe

A differently delicious cookie that is sweet and savory.

| January 31, 2012

Thumbprint Cookies

Jarlsberg cheese and figs complement each other in these out-of-the-ordinary cookies.

Courtesy Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid/Jarlsberg


Sweet Valentine's Day Treats


Savory Jarlsberg Thumbprints With Fig-Pepper Jelly

1 cup butter, softened
2 large egg yolks
3 cups all-purpose flour
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Jarlsberg cheese
1 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1 1 /2 cups finely chopped, toasted pecans or unblanched almonds
3/4 cup finely chopped, stemmed figs
1/2 cup hot pepper jelly, red or green

Heat oven to 350° F.

Place butter in large bowl and beat with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in egg yolks. Turn mixer to low speed and gradually beat in flour. Stir in cheeses and nuts.

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