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Cheese Biscuits

Makes 24

Description/Notes:

Try topping these biscuits with cream cheese and pineapple for a terrific buffet treat

Ingredients:
  • 6 oz. (150g) plain flour
  • pinch salt and pepper
  • 4 oz. (100g) margerine
  • 4 oz. (100g) strong cheese, finely grated
  • 1 egg, beate, to bind nd glaze
  • salt and pepper

    Cooking Instructions:
    1. Pre-heat oven to 400F, Gas Mark 6, 200C
    2. Sieve the flour, salt, pepper and mustard together
    3. Rub the margarine into the flour and add the grated cheese
    4. Add sufficint beaten egg to form a pliable dough
    5. Roll out the pastry an eighth of an inch(3mm) thick
    6. Cut out the biscuits using a 2 inch (5 cm.)Cutter
    7. Place on a baking tray , prick well and glaze with the beaten egg
    8. Bake on the top and middle shelves of a pre-heated oven for 10-12 minutes
    9. Serve as they are or decorated with a cream cheese and pineapple topping



    Recipes compiled by Alwyn Jones © 2000 & web pages designed by R. Barry Jones © 2000