Very Buttery And Very Cheesy Mini Bites

In Foodie Me by eva.katona@yahoo.com26 Comments

This is such an easy and yummy snack to make, that even small kids could help. Bobcat loved being in charge of the rolling-pin and sprinkling the sesame seed. All over the place. And eating raw dough of course. (Who did not like that as a kid. Or even as a grown up.) These cheesy bites are great for parties, for the lunchbox, or as an afternoon snack. The resting seems long, but it’s absolutely necessary. They freeze well (whilst still raw), so it worth to make an extra portion for unexpected guests, or for a busy day and double the measurements. They go quickly anyway!


500g all purpose flour or pastry flour

250g unsalted butter (cold, straight from the fridge)

50ml milk

200g sour cream (room temperature)

3 egg yolks (2 for the dough + 1 for brushing)

100g grated cheese (cheddar or similar)

1 tsp sugar

1 tbsp salt

8g quick yeast

sesame seed for decoration


Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Cube the butter and with your hands, rub it into the flour. Warm the milk A little bit and add it to the mixing bowl along with the sugar, the yeast and the salt. Mix the eggs with the sour cream and add the mixture to the bowl. Knead a neat dough ball, combining everything well, cover it and put in the fridge to rest for an hour.

Cover a baking tray with baking paper and preheat oven to 200C. Sprinkle some flour on a wooden board before rolling out the dough, to 1,5-2 cm thickness. Cut about 3×3 cm little squares, place them on the baking sheet, brush them with the egg yolk (into which you can add half a teaspoon of sweet ground paprika for a bit of an extra colour) and sprinkle with sesame seed. Bake them for 20-35 minutes.



  1. That rich these cakes, biscuits, and if your son helps you to make them is not that difficult, so maybe I could also do them. They have to be very good

  2. Oh this looks perfect and not too difficult for a new baker like me 🙂 I think might just give this one a go 🙂

  3. These look delicious, I’ll definitely be giving making them a go x

  4. These look delicious but I know if I made them I wouldn’t be able to stop eating until they were finished! #globalblogging

  5. Oh my GOSH YEEEES!

    Throw in a can of stadium cheese and I could eat about three hundred of these bad boys

    Thanks for linking up to #globalblogging.

  6. NO YOU DID’NT… These look absolutely delish! I wouldn’t be able to say no, and how easy is that recipe! I have to make these. Thanks for sharing! #globalblogging

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  8. Oh my goodness they look amazing!! I will pin this on Pinterest so I will remember make it!! #FoodieFriday

  9. Oooooooooo these look really yummy, i need to do more cooking with my little so will gives these a whirl !
    Thanks for joining #FoodieFriday

  10. These look delicious and great fun to make as a family. They would be great for Christmas #HumpDayLinky

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