Cheesy Straws Recipe
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Paprika or garlic salt, optional
- 1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a food processor, combine flour, butter and cheese. Cover and process until well blended. Divide into four portions; shape each into a ball. Roll between pieces of waxed paper or plastic wrap into 7-in. x 5-in. rectangles.
- 2. Cut into 5-in. x 1/2-in. strips. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and, if desired, paprika or garlic salt.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Freeze option: Freeze cooled cheese straws in resealable plastic freezer bags. To use, reheat on an ungreased baking sheet in a preheated 350° oven until crisp and heated through. Yield: about 4 1/2 dozen.
2 each: 123 calories, 8g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 5g protein
Reviews for Cheesy Straws
"I made them much thinner and didn't add any salt or pepper or garlic on top. Next I think I will use sharp cheddar, mild doesn't have that zing. Reminds me of Cheez-Its!"