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Cheese Straws

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Serves 1 - 20 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.

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  • 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


    1. Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan.
    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.
    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).
    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.
    5. Eat and enjoy them!

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24th Dec, 2013
Worked Great!
13th Mar, 2011
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