Cheddar and chilli biscuits

A guest recipe by Marriage's
Preparation time:
20 mins + 3 hours chilling time
Cooking time:
10 mins

These moreish biscuits are cheesy, crumbly and delicious with drinks.

The dough can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for up to a week before baking.

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Put all the ingredients, except for the egg yolks, into the bowl of a food processor. Process until the mixture looks like fine crumbs

Step 2

Add the egg yolks and process until the dough comes together. Remove the blade then tip the ball of dough out of the bowl and onto a floured work surface

Step 3

Shape the dough into a log 6cm thick and 20cm long. Wrap in greaseproof or foil then chill for 3 hours

Step 4

When ready to cook, heat the oven to 220C/400F/Gas 6. Slice the dough into rounds 5mm thick. Place the rounds on baking trays, spaced slightly apart.

Step 5

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until a light golden brown

Step 6

The biscuits will be fragile, so leave them to cool on the trays until firm then transfer to a wire cooling rack. When completely cold store in an airtight container

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W & H Marriage & Sons has been a family run flour milling company for almost two hundred years. Today the fifth and sixth generations of the Marriage family are continuing the milling tradition started by their ancestors William and Henry Marriage back in 1824.

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