Savory Crispy Cheese Cookies
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Serves: about 40 cookies
  • 2 cups (250 g) all-purpose / plain flour
  • 1 stick (125 g) unsalted butter – cold, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup (125 g) cheddar cheese - grated
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp ground white pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 egg – beaten
  • Garnish:
  • black sesame seeds (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F.
  2. Mix flour, pepper and salt together. Set aside.
  3. Add in butter and use your finger tips to rub them into the flour until they resemble breadcrumb texture.
  4. Add in beaten egg yolk and knead into a dough.
  5. Add in grated cheese and mix well.
  6. Roll out the dough on a floured surface into approx. 0.5 cm thickness.
  7. Use cookie cutters and stamp out each cookie.
  8. Arrange the cookies on a baking tray lined with non-stick baking paper.
  9. Brush on egg wash onto each cookie and bake for 20 mins, or until golden brown.
  10. Remove and let them cool on a wire rack. Store in air-tight containers for up to 10 days.
Recipe by Bear Naked Food at