Pecan Cheese Crisps
- 1/2 cup vital wheat gluten flour
- 1/4 cup whey protein
- 1/8 cup almond flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1 pinch cayenne pepper
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar or Swiss cheese
- 1/2 cup chopped/broken pecans - (small pieces)
Sift together flours, baking powder, mustard and pepper. Cream butter, gradually blend in cheese and nuts. Add flour mixture slowly until blended.
Divide dough in half, make rolls 1 1/2-inch in diameter, wrap in foil or waxed paper and chill 3 hours or overnight.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Slice each roll into very thin slices. Arrange on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 400 degrees for 6 minutes. Cool immediately on wire racks.
This recipe yields 7 dozen crackers; each 4 cracker serving is 1 carb gram.