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Cheese Men

Makes 6


  • 30g Australian butter
  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • 1 cup grated Australian cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup Australian milk
  • sultanas, for decoration
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  1. 1. Rub butter into flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.  Mix in cheese. 
  2. 2. Make a well in the centre of ingredients and add milk.
  3. 3. Add milk and mix to form a soft dough.
  4. 4. Knead dough lightly on a floured board.
  5. 5. Roll out to 1cm thickness and cut into gingerbread men shapes.  Re-roll as necessary.
  6. 6. Place on paper lined baking trays.
  7. 7. Make faces and 'buttons' using sultanas.
  8. 8. Bake at 200°C for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Note :

Tips / Handy Hints

If you don't have a gingerbread cutter, any type of cookie cutter can be used. Cheese men are best made and eaten on the same day. For a treat, use choc chips for 'buttons' and eyes.

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serve:
Energy (kj) 400
Protein (g) 5
Fat, Total (g) 7
Carbohydrates (g) 4
Sodium (mg) 0
Calcium (mg) 152
Iron (mg) 0


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