Quick cheese straws

Quick cheese straws

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(21 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 12 mins

Easy

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

Nutrition:

  • kcal75
  • fat5g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.18g
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Ingredients

  • 350g pack ready-rolled puff pastry
  • four handfuls grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

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

  • handful flour, to roll pastry on
    Flour

    Flour

    fl-ow-er

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

Method

  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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lisel1969
18th May, 2009
2.05
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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dee_mrn
10th Apr, 2009
5.05
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!!!!
sooty212
1st Mar, 2009
5.05
Tried this for a party last night. Was really easy to do and tasted great with dips!
chocolatemonkeybear
29th Dec, 2008
4.05
Supremely easy and super tasty !!

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