Original Cheese Tempters

Original Cheese Tempters


"Not a sweet treat, but one that my diabetic son loves. I have been making these for over 20 years. It's a must for Christmas"


{{adjustedServings}} servings 124 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 124 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 88 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Blend the butter, cheese, salt and cayenne pepper together until well combined. Stir in the flour and mix well. Shape dough into 3 rolls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap the rolls in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Cut rolls into 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick slices. Place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and press a pecan half or piece onto the top of each cookie.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for about 12 minutes or until set. Let cool on wire wracks before storing in an airtight container.
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  1. 27 Ratings


It was tasty and my family members who are diabetic were thrilled to finally get a tasty homemade diatetic cookie, however I changed the flour measurements to 1 1/4 cups, and added an egg. It w...

These are scrumptious and the recipe is a keeper. I had shredded 4-cheese Mexican blend on hand plus shredded parmesan, so I made 1/2 the recipe and weighed out 4oz of mixed cheese. I had walnut...

These were great. I used 1/4# NO FAT Cheddar Cheese and 1/8# "Real" Cheddar Cheese and 1/8# shredded Parmesan Cheese, (instead of the 1/2# Cheddar Cheese). My husband is a Diabetic but does ha...