Appleby’s Cheese Biscuits

Appleby’s Cheese Biscuits can be enjoyed as a snack on their own as they are bursting with flavour. They can also be used on a cheese board to work with Appleby’s cheese.

Appleby’s Cheese Biscuits


120g sifted plain flour

60g unsalted butter, softened

60g freshly grated Appleby’s Cheshire or Appleby’s Smoked

Pinch salt

Freshly ground pepper

Pinch cayenne

1 egg yolk



1.  Blend the flour, butter, cheese, salt, pepper and cayenne

2.  Add the egg yolk and a little water, and mix until you have a rather stiff paste

3.  Knead lightly

4.  On a lightly floured surface, roll out 6mm thick

5.  Cut into rounds of about 7cm in diameter and prick well with a fork

6.  Arrange on lightly oiled baking sheets and bake in a hot oven (220 degrees C) for 9-12 minutes or until golden brown

7. Cool on a rack

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