The Dutch call it Kaastangels.. the Germans call it Käsestangen - direct translation wud be cheese sticks... i spent a good 3hrs doing this cookie.. the smell of cheese coming out of my kitchen was like as tho i was running a cheese fondue restaurant lol.. so Cheesy.. yummehhh...
400g unsalted butter (i used Anchor)
100g Wisjman butter
300g Edam cheese, grated
100g parmesan cheese, grated (if u r not into parmesan u can replace with Edam.. thats what i did)
2 egg yolks mix with 1 tbsp cookie glaze
180g of grated cheddar cheese
Preheat oven 125C
Mix grated Edam cheese and grated parmesan and set aside.
In a mixing bowl, whisk butter and wisjman on low speed for abt 5 mins or till blended and light...
Add cheese in 3 additions, mix well.
Add flour in a few additions
Roll ur dough and press it with kaastangels cutter.. if u dont hv any.. u can always use any kinda cookie cutter
Brush surface with egg yolk mixture, sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese.
Bake for 20mins.
Ok i hv to go .. Mom just called.. she wants me to take her out for shopping.. Eid's coming and to shop for new stuff is moms fav time of the year hahaha.. enjoy the recipe and have a good weekend dearies!