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Cheese straws

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Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 15 minutes

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Serves 36

Lovely cheese straws!

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  • 120g butter, softened
  • 450g grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 250g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder (Optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6. Grease a baking tray.

  2. In a large bowl cream butter and cheese. Stir in flour and salt; mix well

  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1.25cm in thickness.

  4. Cut into 5cm strips and sprinkle with chilli powder, if desired.

  5. Place strips on prepared baking tray 3 to 4cm apart.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.

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