Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins
After watching Ina make these to serve with her chicken salad this weekend I knew I would have to make these soon. I cannot wait to try!
- 4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, divided
- 2 tablespoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 3⁄4 lb cold unsalted butter, diced
- 4 extra-large eggs, beaten lightly
- 1 cup cold heavy cream
- 1⁄2 lb extra-sharp yellow cheddar cheese, small-diced
- 1 cup minced fresh dill
- 1 egg, beaten with
- 1 tablespoon water or 1 tablespoon milk, for egg wash
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
- Combine 4 cups of flour, the baking powder, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Add the butter and mix on low speed until the butter is in pea-sized pieces. Mix the eggs and heavy cream and quickly add them to the flour-and-butter mixture. Combine until just blended. Toss together the Cheddar, dill, and 1 tablespoon of flour and add them to the dough. Mix until they are almost incorporated.
- Dump the dough onto a well-floured surface and knead it for 1 minute, until the Cheddar and dill are well distributed. Roll the dough 3/4-inch thick. Cut into 4-inch squares and then in half diagonally to make triangles. Brush the tops with egg wash. Bake on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper for 20 to 25 minutes, until the outside is crusty and the inside is fully baked.
This is an excellent recipe! I used 2 tsp. dried Italian her s rather than the dill and next time will use milk rather than heavy cream to cut the calories a bit. However the original recipe is luscious and my family agreed!