Roquefort Shortbreads or as we say in French: Sables au Roquefort

If you love cheese as much as we do here at SWEETTABLESCAPES, then you’ll love this 5-ingredient recipe. It ‘s quick and easy and packs a punch in the flavor department, so serve it at a grown-up aperitif and enjoy! The recipe is from Cuisine et Vins de France.


You’ll need:

100 g  roquefort ( a very flavorful French blue cheese), at room temperature
80 g salted butter, at room temperature
100 g all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp polenta
1 pinch Piment d’Espelette (or Cayenne pepper)


In a large bowl with a fork (or in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment), mix Roquefort and salted butter until smooth.img_0001

Add flour, polenta and pepper and mix until smooth.img_0002

Shape dough into a tight 1 1/2 inch-round cylinder and wrap in plastic.img_0003

img_0004Refrigerate or freeze. When ready to bake, just slice in 1/4 inch-thick slices. Cover baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake for 10 minutes at 350F.

img_0018Let cool and enjoy!!


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