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Savoury Ham & Cheddar Shortbreads

01:22:00 16 servings, 2 shortbread sandwiches each
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16 servings, 2 shortbread sandwiches each

These savoury biscuits are perfect for entertaining. A delectable appetizer to share with friends, our Savoury Ham & Cheddar Shortbreads are easier than you think.

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  • Use pulsing action of food processor to process all ingredients except jam until well blended.
  • Remove dough from food processor; divide in half. Roll each half into 8-inch log on lightly floured surface; wrap tightly in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate 30 min.
  • Heat oven to 375°F. Cut each log into 32 (1/4-inch-thick) slices; place on parchment-covered baking sheets.
  • Bake 15 to 17 min. or until lightly browned; cool slightly.
  • Spread jam onto 32 shortbreads, adding about 1 tsp. jam to each shortbread; cover with remaining shortbreads to make 32 sandwiches.

Size Wise

Enjoy eating appetizers at a social occasion, but be mindful of portion size so you don’t overdo it on calories.


Substitute raspberry preserves for the fig jam.

Make Ahead

These crisp shortbreads can be baked ahead of time. Cool completely, then pack in freezer container and freeze up to 1 month. Thaw before filling with the jam to make sandwiches as directed.


  • 16 servings, 2 shortbread sandwiches each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 2 shortbread sandwiches each
Calories 190
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 220mg
Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 11g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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