Sesame Asiago Crisps

Sesame Asiago Crisps Author: Canadian Living Credits: Sesame Asiago Crisps

Enjoy these delicious, buttery crisps with an aperitif or cocktails.

  • Portion size 36 servings
  • Credits : Holiday Celebrations: 2007

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 cup shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds

Method

Line 2 rimless baking sheets with parchment paper or leave ungreased.

In bowl, beat butter, mustard and oil until smooth; stir in cheese. In small bowl, whisk flour, cornmeal and cayenne; stir half at a time into butter mixture until smooth. Divide in half; form into 6-inch (15 cm) long logs. Beat egg white until frothy. Spread sesame seeds evenly on each of 2 pieces of waxed paper. Roll logs, 1 at a time, in egg white then in seeds. Wrap firmly; chill until firm, about 1 hour.

Cut into generous 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick slices; arrange, 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart, on pans. Bake in centre of 325°F (160°C) oven until darker on bottom, 15 minutes. Let firm up on pan for 3 minutes; transfer to racks and let cool.

Nutritional facts Per crisp: about

  • Sodium 36 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 60.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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