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Cheese Crispies

For cheese pastry
  Flour 4 Ounce (100 gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Cheddar cheese 3 Ounce, finely grated (75 gram)
  Egg yolk 1
  Water 1 Teaspoon
For topping
  Cheddar cheese 4 Ounce (100 gram)
  Rolled oats 3 Ounce (75 gram)
  Butter 4 Ounce (100 gram)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F or Gas Mark 6
2. Grease baking sheets for use
3. Prepare the topping by mixing all the ingredients in a small bowl

4. In a large bowl, sift the flour and seasonings till they are well mixed.
5. Add the butter and rub the butter into the flour to make fine breadcrumbs.
6. Add the cheese, egg yolk and water to the pan and mix to form a stiff dough and knead well till the dough it smooth.
7. Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut out into 20 to 24 rounds with a 5 cm/2 inch plain cutter.
8. Place these rounds on the greased sheet and top with the topping. Bake in a hot oven for 20-25 minutes till they are golden brown.
9. Cool quickly on a wire rack.
10. If you are not serving them immediately, transfer them to a stiff container after separating the layers with foil paper. Seal the container, label and refrigerate till required.

11. Serve immediately
12. Thaw the cheese crispies by placing them on a serving dish for 1-2 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 480 Calories from Fat 297

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52%

Saturated Fat 20.5 g102.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 127.5 mg42.5%

Sodium 328.5 mg13.7%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 15 g30.6%

Vitamin A 21.3% Vitamin C 0.24%

Calcium 30.7% Iron 12%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheese Crispies Recipe