Cheese Biscuits “Käsegebäck”

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  • 250 g    Flour
  •        1    Egg
  • 180 g    Swiss Cheese, grated
  • 200 g    Unsalted Butter, softened
  • ½ tbs    Salt
  •             Paprika
  •             White Pepper


  •       1    Egg Yolk
  • 1 tbs    Heavy Cream


  • Sesame Seed, Poppy Seed, Coarse Salt, Roasted Onions, Paprika, Whole Caraway, Cheese or Chopped Nuts etc.


Mix the flour and egg together, add the butter, cheese, salt, paprika and pepper, then knead until a smooth dough forms.
Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour.
Remove the dough from the fridge and roll out to ¼ inch thickness. With small cookie cutters cut out shapes and place unto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
Lightly whip together the egg yolk and cream to create a wash, brush the top of the biscuits and sprinkle each biscuit with a desired topping.
Bake for 10-15 minutes at 390°F. Makes about 100 biscuits.

Excellent with a glass of wine glass or beer.


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