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Roquefort Pear Biscuits

Roquefort Pear Biscuits
YIELDS
10 servings

I found that Roquefort cheese had the best flavour with the pears but any crumbly blue cheese can be used instead.

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Ingredients

2 ¼
cup flour
tsp baking powder
¾
tsp salt
¼
tsp freshly cracked black pepper
1
Tbsp chopped chives
cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
¾
cup milk
1
Bosc pear, peeled, cored, diced into ¼ inch cubes
cup crumbled Roquefort cheese
1
egg, (for egg wash)
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Line a 9-by 12-inch baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 3

Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, pepper and chives in a food processor. Pulse until blended.

Step 4

Add the cold butter. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal.

Step 5

Transfer mixture to a bowl. Stir in milk, pear and Roquefort until mixture just comes together.

Step 6

Turn onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead until dough just holds together. Do not overwork the dough.

Step 7

Wrap in parchment or waxed paper.

Step 8

Chill for 30 minutes.

Step 9

Roll dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 1-inch.

Step 10

Use a round 2-inch cookie cutter to cut 10 to 12 biscuits.

Step 11

Place on prepared baking sheet.

Step 12

Beat egg and brush biscuits.

Step 13

Bake 15 to 17 minutes until golden.

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