How to make cookies puffier for light puffy cookies use shortening or margarine and cut back on the amount of fat add an egg cut back on the sugar use cake flour or pastry flour use baking powder instead of baking soda and refrigerate your dough before baking.

Serves 10 15 prep 20 mins cook 25 mins easy 2 x 320g sheets ready rolled all butter puff pastry 6 tbsp pesto 100g mature cheddar parmesan or gruyere finely grated 1 egg beaten dips of your choice to serve optional 1 heat the oven to 200c 180c fan gas 6 unroll the two pastry sheets keeping them on their baking parchment.