Quick cheese straws

Quick cheese straws

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(21 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 12 mins


Serves 8
Delicious cheesy sticks, perfect for dipping, just as good on their own - ready in under 20 minutes.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freeze before baking
  • Vegetarian


  • kcal75
  • fat5g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.18g
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  • 350g pack ready-rolled puff pastry
  • four handfuls grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • handful flour, to roll pastry on



    Flour is usually made from grinding wheat, maize, rye, barley or rice. As the main…


  1. heat oven to 220c/fan 200c/gas 7. Unroll a puff pastry, scatter over a couple of handfuls of grated Parmesan, then fold in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll out to the thickness of a £1 coin. Cut into 1cm strips, then twist the strips 3-4 times. Lay on a baking sheet, scatter over more cheese and bake for 12 mins, or until golden. Leave to cool, then keep in an airtight container for up to 2 days. As these cheese straws are very delicate, roll them in kitchen paper before packing into a plastic container.

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18th May, 2009
A bit disappointed. All the cheese fel out whilst twisting them and even though I put loads of parmesan over the top of them on the baking sheet they still came out just tasting of pastry
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10th Apr, 2009
excellent do them for parties all the time!!! great if you add in some garlic butter all you do is when you have finished the cheese part spread on the garlic butter and finish! taste great haven't had a complaint yet!!!!
1st Mar, 2009
Tried this for a party last night. Was really easy to do and tasted great with dips!
29th Dec, 2008
Supremely easy and super tasty !!


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