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Parmesan Cheese Straws

These rich and buttery breadsticks are a fun change from regular dinner rolls and are fairly easy to make. They're great alongside salads and soups. —Mitzi Sentiff, Annapolis, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 dozen


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup whole milk


  • In a small bowl, beat butter and Parmesan cheese until well blended. Add the flour, salt and cayenne; mix well. Divide dough in half. On a lightly floured surface; roll each portion into an 18x3-in. rectangle. Cut into 3x1/2-in. strips.
  • Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets; brush with milk. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 43 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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  • Renee
    Aug 21, 2019

    These Parmesan cheese straws are delicious. I used Asiago cheese and they were so good my family ate two batches in one night.

  • vonfur
    Apr 16, 2013

    This recipe is wonderful and easy to make. I substituted 1/4 tsp italian seasoning and 1/4 tsp onion powder for the cayenne pepper. They were delicious!

  • spiker1
    Sep 28, 2011

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