Pecan Cheddar Crisps

½ cup unsalted butter or margarine; softened
½ cup cheddar cheese; finely shredded
1 cup all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon sea salt
½ cup Pecan Valley Pecan Halves

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and cheese.
3. Combine flour, paprika and sea salt; add to creamed mixture. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on un-greased baking sheet. Top each with a pecan; press down to flatten.
4. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
5. Remove to a wire rack to cool.

Yield: about 2 dozen

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