Most Delicious Cheese Cookies


Bowl of Cheese cookies on a wooden tableThese savoury Cheese Cookies are not just a great accompaniment for tea, but also a quick option for your kids snack box. You can make a batch of these and pack.

Preparation Time: 
Baking Time:  20 minutes
Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)
Makes 28 cookies

Ingredients

2 tbspgrated processed cheese
1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
a pinch of chilli powder
a pinch of salt
1 cup plain flour (maida)
plain flour (maida) for rolling

 

Method

  1. Beat the butter in a bowl until light and creamy.
  2. Add the cheese, chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  3. Add the plain flour mix well and knead into a semi-stiff dough without using water.
  4. Divide the dough into 3 equal portions.
  5. Roll a portion of the dough into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter thin circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
  6. Cut into 8 small rounds of approx. 37 mm. (1 ½”) in diameter with the help of a cookie cutter.
  7. Scrape off the dough remaining after cutting the cookie rounds and continue making more cookies.
  8. Arrange the cookies on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 15 minutes.
  9. Cool completely, store in an air tight container or pack in a tiffin box.
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