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Cheese Puff Pies

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Cheese Puff Pies are the best partner with Coffee, so easy to make!!!


For the Puff pastry

  • 225g plain flour plus extra for rolling
  • 1/2 tsp fine salt
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 225g unsalted butter
  • 2 cups grated cheese


In a large bowl

  • 150ml ice-cold water
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • Egg wash for brushing


  1. Sift the flour and salt into large cut the butter roughly into the flour using a pastry blender, dissolve the salt in water then drizzle the water into the flour and mix with a wooden spoon until the dough comes out together, cover with clingfilm and let the dough rest in the fridge for 15 minutes.
  2. Dust your work surface and roll the dough into a rectangle cut the dough about 9cm in diameter place a small block of cheese in the middle and brush with egg wash on both sides to seal.
  3. Do not attempt to add too much cheese in the puff or it will just bake out.
  4. Brush the pie with egg wash, sprinkle with salt and bake for 20 to 30 minutes at 180C

Prepared, tried, and tested: Joy Martin Smyth

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