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To achieve the perfect crumb, be sure to use cold butter and take care not to overwork the dough.


Yield: 8 Servings

Cook Time: 16-18 Minutes

2¼ cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

½ teaspoon kosher salt

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped

½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold, cut into ½-inch pieces

½ cup cheddar cheese, grated

¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

¾ cup heavy cream


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Preparation Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F on Convection Mode with a rack set on position 3.
  2. Whisk together all the dry ingredients and the thyme.
  3. Mix the butter into the dry ingredients by hand until hazelnut-size pieces form.
  4. Add in cheese and then the heavy cream.
  5. Mix gently by hand until the dough comes together. This can also be done in a stand mixer or food processor, though take caution not to overwork the dough.
  6. Turn out the dough onto a floured surface and press out into a 7-inch disk, about 1 inch thick.
  7. Cut disk into eight wedges.
  8. Place on a parchment lined baking pan and bake for 16–18 minutes until golden brown around the edges.

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