Cheddar Cheese Straws

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Makes: 8 dozen straws

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese, at room temperature
8 tablespoons butter, softened

Instructions:

1.HEAT oven to 375°F. Combine flour and cayenne pepper in small bowl; set aside.
2.COMBINE cheese and butter in food processor or with an electric mixer until smooth. Add flour mixture. Mix until well combined.
3.MAKE straws using cookie press with star attachment, or roll the dough to 1/8 inch thickness and cut into 1 x 2-inch strips.
4.BAKE 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Serving Size (1/24 4 straws), Calories 100 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 60mg, Total Carbohydrate 6g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.