Cheese Biscuit Bites

Cheese Biscuit Bites

It dawned on me last week that I haven’t made any savoury biscuits. So I set about changing that and I am glad I did because they are so quick and easy to make. These Cheese Biscuit Bites are a great lunchbox filler and a perfect snack.

I would also say that they are a great alternative to buying the likes of Shapes biscuits etc. For Lunchboxes or days out place a serving of about 10 of these mini bites into a small zip lock bag or small container and you have an easy homemade snack for the littlies.

The recipe is so easy with only four ingredients and a batch making 100 + bites size biscuits you will have a weeks worth done in no time.

INGREDIENTS

1 Cup Plain Flour
50 gm Cold Butter, cubed
1 Tsp Salt
2 Cups Cheddar or Tasty Cheese, grated
3-4 Tbs Cold Water

LET’S PUT IT ALL TOGETHER

1. In a food processor or in a bowl if doing by hand. Process or rub together the flour, salt and butter until it resembles a breadcrumb texture.

2. Add the grated cheese and a tbs of water at a time with the food processor on or kneading by hand to form a nice dough ball. It shouldn’t be sticky. If sticky add a little more flour.

3. Place on to floured surface and roll out until it is about 2-3mm thick. Cut with mini cookie cutters or cut into squares. You can even roll into 10cm pieces and bend into curly shapes.

4. Place onto a lined baking tray and bake in a 180 degree Celsius for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden.

Cheese Biscuit Bites

How to Store: Store in an air tight container for up to 5 days.

Freezer Friendly: The dough may be frozen then defrosted and rolled out.

Makes: 100+ mini biscuits

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25 Responses to Cheese Biscuit Bites

  1. Anonymous March 24, 2014 at 10:22 pm #

    These are great so easy even mixed in some sesame seeds for the bread stick ones.

  2. Anonymous March 24, 2014 at 11:23 pm #

    What does 50 gm equal in our measurements?

  3. Anonymous March 25, 2014 at 3:25 am #

    Good question. None of the other measurements are metric! What’s that all about?

    • Amanda Voisey March 25, 2014 at 4:15 am #

      Butter is vary rarely measured in cups as it comes with markings on the butter wrapper with the gram amounts. 50gm butter = 3.5 tablespoons

  4. Anonymous March 25, 2014 at 6:21 am #

    I split the batch in 3 and made garlic and herb, Smokey paprika and lemon zest and thyme

    • Anonymous March 25, 2014 at 3:34 pm #

      did you keep in the cheese?

    • Amanda Voisey March 26, 2014 at 5:18 am #

      Yes you would have to keep in the cheese otherwise they would be pretty tasteless

  5. Daisy August 29, 2014 at 8:38 pm #

    Just baked them, lovely! Thank you for the recipe ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Heather Beech August 31, 2014 at 10:40 am #

    as soon as the x blade pro arrives I am soooo making these, i am still squirming with pleasure that i won the Blade Pro ๐Ÿ™‚ thank you

  7. Cassi December 7, 2014 at 6:25 pm #

    Thanks for the recipe. I just made a batch, quick and easy to make and they are delicious. Even my fussy two year old loved them!

    • Amanda December 9, 2014 at 8:04 pm #

      Glad you enjoyed them.

  8. Alicia Fell December 17, 2014 at 11:12 am #

    I made these today I did half a batch cheese and the remaining I added vegemite for a marbled effect. Hoping my little one will like them. So easy to make only takes a few minutes.

    • Amanda December 19, 2014 at 1:19 pm #

      What a great idea.

  9. Jo May 19, 2015 at 11:53 am #

    So quick, easy and delicious. Yet another fab recipe to add to the collection. Thanks!

    • Amanda May 21, 2015 at 6:26 pm #

      No worries, so glad you enjoyed them.

  10. Jenna July 5, 2015 at 9:31 am #

    Loved these! We made them yesterday and added the sesame seeds as some suggested. Delicious.

  11. Katherine November 4, 2016 at 10:07 pm #

    Would something like gruyรจre or other hard cheese work for this? I live in Switzerland and no cheddar at the supermarket!!
    Thanks

    • Amanda November 7, 2016 at 12:00 pm #

      Yes, any hard cheese will work.

  12. Carly January 16, 2017 at 2:47 pm #

    These are so good! Easy and delicious ๐Ÿ™‚ Perfect for filling out the Kindy lunchbox, and the 9mo munched on one too. Thanks!

    • Amanda February 6, 2017 at 12:34 pm #

      Great to hear.

  13. Mel C January 31, 2017 at 3:02 pm #

    I tried these and they were lovely hot. However when I put them into the fridge they went all soft and blerk. Do you think if they were just stored in the cupboard it would work better?

    • Amanda February 6, 2017 at 12:30 pm #

      Hi Mel, the storage recommendations was to store in an airtight container in the cupboard, not in the fridge. Hope this helps for next time.

  14. Pam March 4, 2018 at 12:56 pm #

    Just came across this recipe, sounds good, I am going to give them a go, but will split recipe after butter and flour, do half with some parmesan added as well as tasty cheese, and as some one suggested the other half add vegemite.

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