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Cheese Straws

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Category: Appetizers, Cheese, Snacks

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 ts Garlic powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 2 c Cheddar cheese, lowfat;
  • -shredded
  • 1/2 c Butter; cold
  • 6 tb Cold water; up to 10
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 3 tb Sesame seeds; toasted


In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, salt and cayenne. Cut
in cheese and butter until pieces are the size of small peas. Sprinkle 1
tablespoon of water over part of the mixture. Gently toss with a fork.
Push to the side of the bowl. Repeat until all of the mixture is
moistened. Shape the dough into a ball.

On a lightly floured surface, flatten dough with hands. Roll out dough
from center to edges, forming a large thin square. Brush with the beaten
egg; sprinkle with the sesame seed. Cut dough into strips (5"x 1/2");
twist each strip. Place strips on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at
400 for 10 - 12 minutes or until golden brown.

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