Stilton Rarebit Bites


Cropwell Bishop Stilton & red onion chutney rarebit bites

Makes: 16   

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: about 5 minutes


For the rarebit:

  • 300g Cropwell Bishop Blue Stilton, crumbled
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon crème fraiche
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 small slices sourdough or walnut bread, halved
  • 3 tablespoons caramelised red onion chutney

To serve: 

Fresh watercress leaves, to garnish


  1. In a small bowl, beat together all the rarebit ingredients. 
  2. Place the bread on a baking tray and lightly toast on both sides, under a pre-heated hot grill.
  3. Spread each slice of bread with a little of the chutney, then pile the rarebit on top.
  4. Grill for 3-5 minutes until golden and bubbling.
  5. Serve immediately garnished with watercress.