Comte Cheese Wafers
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These cheesy, buttery and salty wafers are so flakey and tender they melt in your mouth. Good luck eating just one.
Recipe type: Snack, Appetizer
Serves: 27
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ½ lb of Comte Cheese, shredded (about 3 cups)
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Generous pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp water
  1. In a large bowl, mix the butter and cheese together using a hand mixer.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, salt and cayenne.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture in 3 increments, until completely incorporated. Then add 2 tsp of water and mix until the dough starts to come together. There should be no dry pieces at the bottom of the bowl.
  4. On a sheet of plastic wrap, shape the dough into a log. Roll the log into the plastic wrap, and twist both sides of the log like a piece of candy. Add a small amount of pressure while continuing to twist. This should make a uniform shaped log. Wrap in another piece of plastic wrap to keep it together and refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 3 days.
  5. Preheat the oven to 250 F and line a cookie sheet with parchment.
  6. Slice the dough into about ¼ inch, and place roughly two inches apart on the parchment.
  7. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until golden around the edges. For a harder/crunchier wafer, bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and transfer to a cooling rack. Serve immediately, or freeze and defrost in the oven for a quick fix.
Recipe by A Sue Chef at