Cheddar Cheese Straws

    These cheese biscuits are cut into long strips and quickly baked. They are best slightly warm but they will keep a day or so.


    Queensland, Australia
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    Serves: 6 

    • 140g butter, cut into cubes
    • 1 cup plain flour
    • 3 cups cheddar cheese, grated
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 2 egg yolks
    • pinch cayenne pepper

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Butter a baking tray.
    2. In a bowl, combine flour, half the cheese, salt, butter and egg yolks to make a dough.
    3. Roll out the dough to 1cm thick. Cut into strips with a sharp knife or pastry cutter. Lay the strips on the baking tray and sprinkle with remaining cheese and cayenne pepper. Bake 10 minutes.
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