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Easy Cheesy Bites

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These flavorful, crunchy cheese bites are a great make-ahead appetizer, and also the perfect snack that your family will enjoy.

Do bite into these!

Do bite into these!

Ingredients

120 gm Flour (3/4 cup)
75 gm Butter (1/3 cup)
80 gm Cheddar Cheese, grated (1 cup)
3 tbsp Fresh Cream
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Chili Powder
½ tsp Baking Powder
¼ tsp Mustard Powder
Sesame/poppy seeds/nigella for topping

Directions
Preheat oven at 150 C.
Line and grease a baking tray and keep aside.
Sift flour, salt, chili powder, mustard powder, and baking powder together.
Cream butter till soft, add grated cheese to it.
Add in fresh cream to the butter mixture and gradually fold in the flour.
Knead gently to make a soft dough.
Wrap dough in a cling film and refrigerate till firm.
Roll out the dough to a ¼ inch thickness and then cut out shapes using a cookie cutter.
Place them onto a greased tray and using a pastry brush, slightly brush them with milk.
Sprinkle sesame/poppy/nigella seeds and bake at 150 C for about 20 minutes or until golden and crispy.
Cool on wire rack.
Makes 20

 

(Source: Arti Malhotra)

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Full time granny, arts enthusiast, compulsive baker and a freelance writer! Practically a nomad, living out of my suitcase literally! Based in Kuwait, New Delhi, and San Diego!

5 responses »

  1. Wow these look delicious! :)

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