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Cheese Crisps

  Flour 5 Ounce (150 gram)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Butter 4 Ounce (100 gram)
  Cheddar cheese 4 Ounce, finely grated (100 gram)
  Potato 1 Ounce, finely crushed (25 gram)
  Egg yolk 1
  Water 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste (for sprinkling)

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F or Gas Mark 6

2. In a large bowl, sift the flour, seasonings and mix well.
3. Add the butter to the bowl and rub the butter into the flour till the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
4. Add the cheese and the crisps to the flour mixture and mix well
5. Add the egg yolks to the dough along with water to make a stiff dough. Knead the mixture till smooth.
6. Roll the dough out on a floured surface and cut into small round that are about 2.5 cm/1 inch across. This will make about 50 rounds or squares
7. Place the rounds on a greased baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven for 12-14 minutes till cooked golden-brown.
8. Sprinkle with salt and set aside to cool on a wire rack.
9. After cooling, these can be chilled for later use. Pack them in a rigid container after separating the layers with foil paper and seal the container for later use.

10. Serve sprinkled with salt immediately after cooking.
11. If removing from the refrigerator, arrange in a single layer on a serving dish and thaw till they reach room temperature in 1-2 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 373 Calories from Fat 238

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.7%

Saturated Fat 16.8 g83.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.6 mg36.5%

Sodium 417.1 mg17.4%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.96 g3.9%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 9 g18.9%

Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 2%

Calcium 17.9% Iron 9.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheese Crisps Recipe