Crime Scene Cheesy Whatsits

Image of victim in close-up

CSI image of one of the victims

A bonus post this, mostly because it made me laugh. These were intended to be cheesy ‘gingerbread’ men made with leftover pastry. But I didn’t seal the edges very well, the cheese leaked out and they ended up looking like something from CSI Miami.

If you’d like to have a go, use a gingerbread cutter to cut out the pastry shapes, two per victim, then dot cheese on the base layer.

Image of pastry shapes and cheese

They had no idea they were about to become the victims of a major crime

Brush egg wash onto the inside of the top layer and press down firmly to make a sandwich, pinching to seal. I used shortcrust and smoked cheese but something runny like brie would be good. Brush the tops with egg wash and bake at 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6 for about 15 minutes. Serve with ketchup …

Image of crime scene cheesy whatsits after baking

It was a massacre

12 thoughts on “Crime Scene Cheesy Whatsits

  1. While I think of it…Thanks for the year’s posts. I really appreciate it. We had four women from Norwich visiting us in the Caribbean and I think they went back to their computers to see if they recognized you. Best wishes for the Holidays! And thanks again…

    • Thank you, Chip, that’s very kind. I’m happy that you like the posts. I don’t get to Norwich very often but if I get stopped in the street I’ll know who to blame! Season’s greetings to you too and I hope you’ll continue to drop by Mrs Portly’s Kitchen in 2016. Linda x

  2. A very delicious massacre, Linda. I don’t know if I would change anything actually, quasi the perfect crime if you ask me – I am particularly fond of the escaped cheese crisps. N

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