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Grana Padano or Parmesan Cheese Snacks

Biscotti con Grana Padano or Parmigiano Reggiano
Here is a nice biscotti to go with wine as a nibble before dinner; easy to make and freezes well.

Makes about 2 dozen


4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into bits

1 cup plus 1 tablespoon grated Grana Padano or Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

1 1/2 cups King Arthur unbleached all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika

2 large eggs, slightly beaten

1/2 teaspoon salt



Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Pulse the butter, cheese, flour, paprika and salt in a food processor.  Add the eggs through the feed tube until a dough forms; add a bit of water if necessary.

Form dough into a 12-inch long log about 2 inches thick.  Wrap and refrigerate overnight.  Cut into 1/4-inch thick round slices and place on parchment lined baking sheets.

Bake about 12 minutes or until nicely browned.

Variation:  Add 1/4 cup chopped pistachio nuts.

This recipe is featured on show 2324 – Snacks.


  1. Matthew H Constant's avatar

    Matthew H Constant

    Saw the episode today on WYES in New Orleans- just watching it made me hungry!! Bellisimo!
  2. Steven Cortes's avatar

    Steven Cortes

    Ciao a tutti !!!
    I would like to know how long should I bake these biscotti because the recipe says 12 minutes, but the video says 20 to 25 minutes.
    Waiting to hear from you soon...
    Grazie !!! :-)

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