These buttery cheese biscuits are excellent eaten on their own or, topped with a mild creamy cheese blended with finely chopped celery, walnuts and apple, they make a great party snack.
Makes 20 biscuits
150g plain flour
150g Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 egg yolk
Mix the flour and cheese together in a bowl. Rub in the butter with your fingertips until evenly mixed. Mix in the egg yolk to form a stiff dough.
Leave the dough to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 200C/4ooF/ gas 6
Lightly flour a work surface and roll the dough out to 1/4 in .
Using a 2 1/2 in cutter, cut out into rounds and place on a baking tray.
Bake for 20 minutes until golden and cool on a wire tray.
If not using straight away, store in an air tight container.