Jalapeño Stars

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“Stars make a nice appetizer to serve with cocktails. Best at room temperature. (Originally from Canadian Living)”
45 star apetizers

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor or bowl, combine flour and cheese.
  2. Add butter, jalapeño and red peppers.
  3. pulse or cut in with pastry blender until ball forms.
  4. Between sheets of waxed paper, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness.
  5. Using star shaped cookie cutters of various sizes, cut out about 45 stars.
  6. Transfer to ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Bake in centre of 350°F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Transfer to racks and let cool slightly.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  10. Can be refrigerated in air tight containers for up to 5 days or frozen for up to 3 weeks, Reheat for 5 to 10 minutes to serve.

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