Servings: Makes 40 crackers
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese , grated
  • 4 tsp. lemon zest , finely grated
  • 2 tsp. fresh thyme , chopped
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter , chilled and cut into pieces
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream , chilled
  • Directions
    Combine flour, cheese, lemon peel, thyme, salt and pepper in a food processor. Pulse until combined. Add butter and pulse until mixture resembles cornmeal. Add sour cream and egg yolk. Pulse just until dough comes together.

    Transfer dough to lightly floured surface. Gather dough and form into a 12-inch-long log. Wrap with plastic wrap. Chill for at least 2 hours and up to two days. Can also be frozen.

    Preheat oven to 375°. Line 2 heavy, large baking sheets with parchment paper. Slice log into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange slices onto baking sheets. Bake until the edges are golden brown, about 20 minutes. Transfer baked crackers onto a plate and serve.

    Yield: 40 crackers
    Prep time: 15 minutes
    Inactive prep time: 2 hours
    Cook time: 20 minutes