Olive Oil Biscuits

Olive Oil Biscuits

Prep Time 10 Minutes
Serves 4
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy

These extra virgin olive oil biscuits are a top recipe to have on hand. Great for a handmade version of crackers or oat thins on cheese platter, or to simply to snack on as is.

Ingredients

  • 130 g of semolina
  • 100 g of plain flour
  • Sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons of Nudo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 90 ml of warm water
  • Sea salt flakes or dried herbs

Method

Step 1
Heat the oven to 180C / 350F and line a good sized baking tray with baking paper.
Step 2
Put the semolina, flour and sea salt into a bowl and mix together. Stir in the extra virgin olive oil adding enough water to make a dough which you can bring together with your hands.
Step 3
Dust a wooden board or your work surface with some flour and knead the dough until it can be rolled out; be careful not to not over work the dough at this stage. Roll the dough out until it is about 5mm thick and then either cut into oblongs or use a shaped cutter to stamp out your biscuits. It is best to use two pieces of baking paper to roll out the dough if it is a little sticky, one below and one on top.
Step 4
Put the biscuits onto the baking tray, brush them with oil and sprinkle with dried herbs or salt to your taste. If you like, you can brush with a flavoured oil for a twist; we love the Rosemary oil for this.
Step 5
Bake for about 8-10 minutes or until they are golden brown. You might want to rotate them half way through cooking depending on your oven.
Step 6
Cool on a wire rack and serve warm or cooled. Particularly delicious served with soft goats cheese mixed with a little Greek Yogurt and some very fine lemon zest.
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