When these babies were taken out of the Air fryer they smelt amazing. Before supper, we all stuffed ourselves after grabbing a piece.

When these babies were taken out of the Air fryer  they smelt amazing. Before supper, we all stuffed ourselves after grabbing a piece.

Savour the mouthwatering joy that is Cheesy Jalapeño Shortbread, an original take on the traditional shortbread delicacy. This delicious Southern-inspired recipe perfectly combines the rich, creamy texture of cheese with the spicy kick of jalapeños. These two flavours combine to create a delicious biscuit that is rich and enticingly spicy. It’s a great option for parties or just when you want something to eat. Not only are these cookies tasty, but they will definitely be a hit at any event.

To improve your snacking experience, try these Cheesy Jalapeño Shortbread biscuits with other sides. For a light snack, they go great with a bowl of fiery salsa or creamy guacamole. They look great on a charcuterie board with pickles, olives, and cured meats if you’re preparing a more complex appetiser spread. These cookies can provide a delicious twist to a light summer salad or work well as a complement to a warm bowl of chilli.


  1. One and a half cups all-purpose flour
  2. Half a teaspoon of salt
  3. One egg, whisked just enough
  4. Eight tablespoons of cold, diced butter
  5. Two cups of shredded pepper jack or cheddar cheese
  6. Minced jalapeño peppers, two to three


  1. In a large bowl, mix flour and salt.
  2. Work in the butter until you have a dry, crumbly mixture.
  3. Add the beaten egg, cheese, and jalapeño, mixing well.
  4. Form the dough into a ball, wrap in plastic, and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  5. Heat the air fryer on at 375°F for 3 mins.
  6. Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and arrange, spacing them apart, on a baking sheet that has been oiled or lined.
  7. Using a mug or jar, flatten each ball.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes or so, or until they begin to develop a light golden colour.
  9. After five minutes of cooling on the baking sheet, transfer them to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  10. These delicious Cheesy Jalapeño Shortbread biscuits can be served as an appetiser, snack, or as an accompaniment to your favourite recipes. They’ll be a well-liked option for your relatives and acquaintances!

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