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Glasgow hotel teams up with local baker to create limited edition Scotch pie cookies

Scotch Pie lovers are in for a treat as a limited-edition Scotch pie cookie is unveiled at the newly refurbished Double Tree by Hilton Glasgow Central hotel.

Published: October 31, 2016
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The new hotel has launched in the city following an extensive £11 million refurbishment, so to celebrate, the team behind the new arrival has teamed up with a local Glaswegian bakery to put a quirky spin on one of the city’s favourite savoury treats.

Famed for its delicious warm cookies which guests receive upon arrival at Double Tree by Hilton hotels, the Glasgow venue – together with Baking for You – has put its own twist on the traditional Scotch Pie using its iconic cookie dough.

Billy Campbell, executive chef at the newly refurbished Double Tree, said: “We wanted to celebrate Double Tree by Hilton’s arrival in the city in a fun way to let all of Glasgow know we’d officially arrived. As a Glaswegian, I love a traditional Scotch Pie, so this was an exciting way to put a Double Tree spin on a local favourite and celebrate our iconic cookie.”

Ray McNeill from Glasgow bakery, Baking for You, commented: “Having been baking traditional Scotch Pies in Glasgow for many years, this certainly wasn’t something we’d ever tried before - but we do love a challenge. The finished product looks and tastes pretty great – if a little different to the traditional mutton pie.”

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