Appetizers Half-Moon Cheese Pies

READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • To make the pastry put the flour in a bowl and mix in the oil, butter and yogurt by hand. Cover and rest in the refrigerator for 15 minutes. Meanwhile make the filling . Beat the egg lightly in a bowl . Crumble in the cheese then mix in the milk, mint, raisins and pine nuts.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Cut the pastry into two pieces and cover one with clear film plastic rap or a dishtowel. Thinly roll out the remainder and cut out three inch rounds. Place a heaped teaspoon full of filling on each round and fold the pasty over to make a half moon shape.
  • Press the edges to seal then place the pies on a greased baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining pastry. Brush the pies with egg yolk and bake 20 minutes or until golden. Serve hot.