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How to make savory cheese cookies (kaass stengels)

Make Savory Cheese Cookies (Kaass Stengels)

2016
STEPS
INGREDIENTS

Preheat your oven to 170'C (about 330'F). Measure ingredients, then sift the flour and grate the cheese.

I use edam cheese. Edam cheese will give you nice flavor cookies because its strong taste. But if you cant find edam, feel free to use sharp cheddar cheese. Wont taste as good but its fine

I use edam cheese. Edam cheese will give you nice flavor cookies because its strong taste. But if you cant find edam, feel free to use sharp cheddar cheese. Wont taste as good but its fine

Using a mixer on medium high speed, beat together butter and margarine until pale and smooth.

Using a mixer on medium high speed, beat together butter and margarine until pale and smooth.

Add egg yolk and salt. Beat for about 10mins

Add egg yolk and salt. Beat for about 10mins

Turn speed to low then add grated edam cheese. Mix until all combined

Turn speed to low then add grated edam cheese. Mix until all combined

Turn off the mixer. Using a spatula, FOLD sifted flour into butter mixture. Add in flour 1/3 at a time.

Turn off the mixer. Using a spatula, FOLD sifted flour into butter mixture. Add in flour 1/3 at a time.

Fold them just until all combined. We dont want to overmix this.

Fold them just until all combined. We dont want to overmix this.

Wrap the dough with plastic wrap and put it in the freezer for 15 mins

Wrap the dough with plastic wrap and put it in the freezer for 15 mins

Take out the dough, and place it on baking/parchment/wax paper

Take out the dough, and place it on baking/parchment/wax paper

Roll out the dough to 1cm (about 0.4inches) thickness

Roll out the dough to 1cm (about 0.4inches) thickness

Cut it with cookie cutter, or knife, or pizza cutter, or whatever you have at your house. I recommend to cut into small rectangle shape.

Cut it with cookie cutter, or knife, or pizza cutter, or whatever you have at your house. I recommend to cut into small rectangle shape.

Put them on parchment-lined baking tray. I got about 95 rectangle cookies from this dough

Put them on parchment-lined baking tray. I got about 95 rectangle cookies from this dough

Glaze the top with egg wash (egg wash: beat 1 egg yolk + 1tsp milk)

Glaze the top with egg wash (egg wash: beat 1 egg yolk + 1tsp milk)

Sprinkle grated cheddar cheese

Sprinkle grated cheddar cheese

Bake them for 20-30 minutes. Every oven is different, so keep an eye of it. Mine baked for about 25 minutes

Bake them for 20-30 minutes. Every oven is different, so keep an eye of it. Mine baked for about 25 minutes

Or until golden brown like that. Cool down on wire rack, and eat! \ud83d\ude06 dont store them in refrigerator. Just put it in airtight cookie canister/jar it will stay fresh for 2 weeks

Or until golden brown like that. Cool down on wire rack, and eat! 😆 dont store them in refrigerator. Just put it in airtight cookie canister/jar it will stay fresh for 2 weeks

Nom nom!

  • 250.0g Low protein flour, sifted
  • 100.0g Butter, room temp
  • 80.0g Margarine, room temp
  • 120.0g Edam/gouda cheese (dutch cheese). Grated
  • 1.0g Egg yolk
  • 1/3tsp Salt
  • For egg wash and topping
  • 1.0 Egg yolk
  • 1.0tsp Milk
  • Cheddar cheese, grated