Cheesy Thumbprint Appetizers with Hot Pepper Jelly


2 cups shredded cheddar cheese                                  
1 cup all-purpose flour
6 tbsp chilled butter, chopped
1/2 cup Cider Keg Jalapeno Hot Pepper Jelly


 Blend cheddar cheese, flour, and butter in a food processor until dough is a course-meal texture and forms into a ball. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) Shape dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and place 1 inch apart on a baking sheet. Bake in a preheated oven for 5 minutes. Remove from oven, press thumb into top of each ball, creating an indentation. Spoon about 1 tsp pepper jelly into indentation. Bake until edges are golden brown, about 5 minutes.