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  • Makes 30
  • 40 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 7 Ingredients

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Another favourite recipe from my Nanna. She always made these if we were having a picnic, party or BBQ, and they were very popular. They’re nice to eat on their own, but also good if you’re serving dips.


Ingredients (makes 30 Biscuits)

  • 125 gm Self-Raising Flour
  • Pinch Salt
  • Pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • 60 gm Butter
  • 60 gm Tasty Matured Cheese (grated)
  • 1 tablespoon Water
  • 1 Egg Yolk

Method

  1. Sieve flour, salt and cayenne pepper into a large bowl, then rub in the butter with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in grated cheese, and mix together with egg yolk and water.
  2. Roll dough on a lightly floured surface, until dough is about 1/2 cm thick. Cut dough into fingers approximately 7 cm long and 2 cm wide.
  3. Place biscuits on an oven tray lined with baking paper, and bake in a 220 degrees Celsius oven for 7 - 10 minutes until light golden brown.

Notes

To jazz these biscuits up a bit, try sprinkling a little finely grated cheese over them before baking, or some poppy or sesame seeds. If you want to give the biscuits some "bite", add a couple of very finely chopped chillis to the mixture.

  • I have never tried making them at home. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Cheese biscuits are an favourite in our house ! I make them with almond meal and have even made a vegan version for my youngest who’s on a diary free diet


    • I like to add a bit of garlic powder

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  • Gosh my son would love these!!

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  • This recipe would be great to add to a cheese platter.

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  • I love this recipe. I might have to get my son to make them since the recipe is so simple and he loves to cook.

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  • I imagine these would be tasty. And what a great idea for dipping.

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  • These sounds very lovely and tasty.

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  • What a great idea! I love anything with cheese!

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  • These sound dangerous! I won’t be able to stop at one.

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  • These look so delicious and filling

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  • Love it. Thank you for sharing

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  • Healthier version to store bought ones

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  • oh these sound great, every now and again my kids and i feel like a savoury biscuit, now we can make our own :) Thanks for sharing.

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  • I have never heard of these but boy do they look and sound delicious! Can’t wait to try them out. Thanks for sharing!

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  • thanks for the recipe, it seems to make a lot, just what you need for a party.

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