Cheddar Cheese Straws

Cheddar Cheese Straws

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"I won't forget the cheese straws that my mother made for my father. The only difference was that she did not add cayenne pepper. These make wonderful hors d'oevres."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 67 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 67 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.1g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 103 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease or line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder, cayenne pepper, salt, grated cheese and butter or margarine in a bowl and mix until well combined. Add water a little bit at a time to make a very stiff dough.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll pieces of the dough into just slightly thicker than pencil shaped sticks. Cut sticks into 4 to 5 inch lengths. Arrange the pieces on the baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 5 minutes or until browned.
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I found this recipe a few years back and have made it every Christmas eve for our annual Christmas eve party. Every year I get tons of compliments on it! This is an AWESOME recipe and very eas...

I made these this morning for a party I'm having this evening. I'm amazed at how quickly this recipe came together. After reading the other reviews, I decided to soften my butter a bit in the mi...

I've made a LOT of different cheese straw recipes and this is definitely the best. I grated a 10 oz block of extra sharp Cracker Barrel cheese in my food processor. Then I dumped it in my mixer ...