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Cheese Straws

By cheesepuff (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • 15 mins cooling time.
  • Easy
  • Makes Fingers
Absolutely Scrumptious! Perfect nibbles at parties and as nibbles for unexpected visitors or people round for a cup of tea! You will love them.


  • 56g of Plain Flour
  • A pinch of Salt
  • A pinch of Cayenne Pepper OR Ground Paprika
  • 70g of Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 14g of Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 56g of Butter
  • 1 egg yolk

Only if needed: 1 tbs of milk

  • Only if needed: 1 tbs of milk


  • STEP 1
    Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan.
  • STEP 2
    Sieve the flour, salt and pepper/paprika into a bowl. Add the butter and rub well. Once rubbed well ad the grated cheese and briefly stir.
  • STEP 3
    Moisten with egg yolk. Knead into a ball. If the mixture is still oo crumbly add the milk to it and then knead into a ball. Sprinkle some flour on a work surface. Roll the mixture out into a square and cut into thin strips (1cm).
  • STEP 4
    Place on a lined baking tray and brush with any remaining egg yolk if you would like. Bake them for 12 - 15 mins or until golden. Cool them on a wire rack.
  • STEP 5
    Eat and enjoy them!

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