Thumbprint Cocktail Biscuits

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Wonderful cocktail nibbles


  • 4 1/2 cups unbleached flour
  • 3 Tbs baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, cut into small chunks
  • 6 heaping tablespoons solid shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups cold milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 cups finely chopped cremini mushrooms
  • 6 shallots, minced
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped smoked ham
  • 6 green onions, finely chopped


Step 1

With food processor, prepare dough in 3 batches. Place 1/3 each of flour, baking powder and salt in processor fitted with steel knife and blend a few seconds. Add 1/3 each chilled butter and shortening and process until dough resembles coarse meal. With machine running, pour in 1/3 of the milk, process just until blended. Repeat with remaining two batches. Wrap dough and chill several hours or overnight.

Step 2

Melt 1/4 cup butter in large skillet. Add mushrooms and shallots and saute until the mushrooms are lightly browned, about 8 to 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside until cool to touch.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 400F. Grease baking sheets. Remove dough from refrigerator and gently knead in mushroom mixture, ham, and green onions. Generously flour hands and shape dough into 1-inch balls ; place on prepared sheets. Firmly indent center of each ball with thumb. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Step 4

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