Lottie's Cheese & Cranberry Christmas Biscuits
Light and golden with flakes of cranberry. These look good when cut into star shapes for christmas but great anytime of year.
2 cups (300g) plain flour
1/3 cup (60ml) olive oil
2 cups (200g) grated cheese (use a mix of cheddar and parmesan if you wish)
1/4 cup (25g) dried cranberries chopped in a blender
1/2-3/4 cup (100-200ml) water
1 egg for glazing
Pre heat oven to 180°c, gas mark 4
Cover baking tray in baking paper
Place all ingredientsapart from the water in a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
Slowly add the water till you can stick the dough into a ball.
Tip out on to a floured worktop and knead untill smooth.
Roll out untill1/4 -1/2 inch thick and cut out shapes using your cookie cutter.
Transfer onto baking tray.
Brush with egg and place in oven.
Makes around 35 middle sized biscuites.