Wasabi & Cheese Beer Sticks

Great Bar Snack or BBQ Accompaniment (Makes 50)

Ingredients

1¼ Cups of Plain Flour(Sifted)
65g Butter(Cubed and @Room Temp)
½ Cup Cheddar Cheese(Finely Grated)
½ tsp Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper
1 Cup Feral Organic Pilsner
1 Tbsp Wasabi Powder

Additional S&P

Cooking Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 200˚C.  In a large bowl mix flour with S&P and rub in butter until a crumbly mix is achieved, add cheese and combine well.

Mix wasabi powder with beer, allowing flavours to develop, then add to flour mix, combine to make a firm dough.  Wrap in cling wrap and chill for 30mins.

Remove from fridge and roll out dough to a thickness of 3-6mm, Brush with water & season with S&P.  Cut into strips, 7cm long by 1cm wide.

Arrange on a greased oven tray and bake for 10-12minutes until browned.  Allow to cool before storing in an air tight container.

Note
Sesame Seeds; Parmesan; Mustard Seeds; Chilli Flakes; Ground Fried/Dried Onions, can all be sprinkled on the sticks before baking to create a variety of complementary flavours.

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