Cheese Star Biscuits Recipe

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15 min


15 min


  • 185g (6½oz) chilled butter, cubed
  • 250g (9oz) plain flour
  • 85g (3½oz) grated Parmesan
  • ½tsp mustard powder
  • ¼tsp paprika
  • 1 free-range egg yolk
  • 1 free-range egg, beaten, for glazing
  • 35g (1¼oz) sesame seeds
  • You will need
  • :
  • 2 baking sheets, lightly oiled
  • 5cm (2in) star-shaped cutter


  • In a food processor, pulse the butter and flour until it looks like breadcrumbs. Add the Parmesan, mustard and paprika, season well, then pulse to combine.

  • Mix the egg yolk with 1tbsp of cold water and pour into the food processor. Whizz until big flakes form and then bring the biscuit dough together with a knife, tip on to a floured surface and quickly form into a flat disc shape. Wrap and chill for 30 minutes.

  • Heat the oven to 180 C, 160 C fan, gas 4. Roll the dough out to the thickness of a £2 coin and cut out star shapes. Put on the baking sheets; brush with the beaten egg and sprinkle the sesame seeds on top. Press down gently to help the seeds stick and bake for 15 minutes.

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