Cheese & Walnut Biscuits

Cheese & Walnut Biscuits



.Suitable for freezing




minutes cooking time
.180 C°, 350 F°, Gas Mark 4


    • 60g Butter (salted) (chilled, cubed)
    • 60g Allinson's Strong White Bread Flour
    • 50g Walnuts
    • 60g Cheddar cheese
    • 1 tbsp Poppy seeds
    • 1 tbsp Sesame seeds


  • Food processor
  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking parchment
  • Cling film
  • Baking tray
  • Cooling rack


  1. Step 1:
    Rub the butter into the flour using your fingertips until the mixture resembles coarse bread crumbs, alternatively do this is in a food processor.
  2. Step 2:
    Stir in the walnuts and the cheese and bring the mixture together in a sausage shape about 20 cm long.
  3. Step 3:
    Sprinkle the poppy seeds and sesame seeds over a piece of baking parchment and roll the dough in the seeds until the outside is completely coated, wrap in cling film and chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Step 4:
    Preheat the oven to 180C (fan 160C, gas mark 4). Unwrap the chilled dough and slice into 12 rounds and place them on lined baking sheets, leaving a bit of room for spreading.
  5. Step 5:
    Bake in the oven for 10 minutes until lightly golden around the edges.
  6. Step 6:
    Transfer to a wire rack to cool and store in an airtight container. These are perfect as gifts either cooked or uncooked to have with Christmas drinks.

The cute biscuits can be pre-made and given as a gift for loved ones to bake in their own home. Simply wrap the sausage shaped dough in baking parchment, tie the ends like a cracker with ribbon and give as a gift. Write a tag that says ‘keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks, and bake when needed'. Write down the cooking instructions from 4 - 7.

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