Cheese Biscuits “Käsegebäck”

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Ingredients:

Dough:

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

Wash:

  •       1    Egg Yolk
  • 1 tbs    Heavy Cream

Toppings:

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

Directions:

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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