Cheddar Cheese Straws Recipe
6 tbsp butter
1 cup flour
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 egg yolk
2 tbsp water
Using a pastry blender, food processor or two knives, cut butter into
flour until very finely crumbled. Stir in cheese. In a small bowl,
mix egg yolk and water. Stir into flour mixture. Knead dough until
smooth. Wrap dough in plastic wrap. Chill at least one hour before
rolling out. (At this point dough can be frozen for later use). Heat
oven to 375 deg f. Roll Chilled dough out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut
into 1/4" x 4" strips. Place strips on ungreased baking sheet. Bake
12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer to serving
platter and serve while hot. Makes about 6 dozen straws.
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