Cheese Biscuits

Cheese Biscuits

From   Tea Time

Prep: 4 hours 30 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Mexican

Spicy cheese biscuits, ideally served with hot tea or coffee


  • Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1 block
  • All purpose flour 4 cups
  • Butter, softened 1½ cups
  • Red chilli powder 2 tsps
  • Paprika ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Put butter, cheddar cheese, red chilli powder, paprika and salt in a heavy-duty mixer and process at medium speed.
  • Add flour gradually and process till well mixed.
  • Wrap the dough in cling film and chill it in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and shape them into 8-inch logs. Wrap each log in cling wrap and chill in the refrigerator for another 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 180º C. Line 2 baking trays with parchment paper.
  • Cut each log into ¼ inch thick slices and keep them on the prepared baking trays. Keep one tray at a time, in the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Take the trays out of the oven and keep them on wire racks to cool down.
  • Arrange them on a serving platter and serve or cool them completely and store in air-tight container and serve whenever required.