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24 10 min

Balderson Cheddar Twists

  • 250g puff pastry dough, thawed
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 250ml grated Balderson® Medium Cheddar
  • 5ml dry mustard
  • 30ml sesame seeds or poppy seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 220°C.
  2. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.

  3. Using a rolling pin, roll dough to a 30cm square.
  4. For the egg wash, in a small bowl whisk together egg yolk and 15ml water; brush surface of dough with half of the egg wash.
  5. Sprinkle half of the dough with Balderson® Medium Cheddar and dry mustard.
  6. Fold over the other half of dough to cover cheese; seal edges well.
  7. Roll out cheese-filled dough to a 38cm x 18cm rectangle.
  8. Brush top with remaining egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  9. Using a pizza cutter or small sharp knife, cut dough into thin 18cm long strips.
  10. Twist each strip into a spiral shape and place on baking sheets.
  11. Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe note: Balderson® Double Smoked Cheddar Fondue makes a perfect dip for these cheese twists.