Recipe: Cheese Biscuits

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


  • 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


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