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Cheese Ghosts



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Cheese Ghosts

  • 30 g olive oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 70 g peanuts, dry-roasted, unsalted
  • 80 g Cheddar cheese
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only
  • 1 tsp dried instant yeast, or 20 g fresh yeast
  • 140 g milk, plus extra for brushing
  • 330 g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 egg, medium
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 6 black olives, pitted, sliced (2 mm)

Recipe's preparation

  1. Oil a large bowl and set aside.
  2. Place peanuts, cheese and thyme in mixing bowl then chop 10 sec/speed 6. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  3. Place yeast and milk in mixing bowl then heat 3 min/37°C/speed 1.
  4. Add flour, oil, egg, salt and reserved peanut mixture then knead 2 min/. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula then knead again 30 sec/. Tip out and bring together into a ball then transfer toprepared bowland cover with cling film then leave to rise for 40 minutes in a warm place.
  5. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line two baking trays with baking paper.
  6. On a floured working surface roll out the dough to a thickness of 5mm. Using a cookie cutter or a knife cut out ghost shapes (approx. 10 cm x 6 cm). Re-roll remaining dough and cut out more ghosts, repeating until all dough is used up.
  7. Place ghosts on prepared baking trays and brush them with milk, then press olive slices as eyes in the dough.
  8. Bake for 10-15 minutes (180°C). Serve warm or cold.

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