Cheddar Cheese Straws
- Prep Time:
- 20 min
- Cook Time:
- 15 min
- Total Time:
- 1 hr
- 8 dozen straws
- 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
- HEAT oven to 375°F. Combine flour and cayenne pepper in small bowl; set aside.
- COMBINE cheese and butter in food processor or with an electric mixer until smooth. Add flour mixture. Mix until well combined.
- 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.
- BAKE 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.
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.
Chill pastry, covered, for up to 12 hours. This makes it easier to handle and keeps it from shrinking during baking.
In order to maintain a consistent temperature, do not open the oven door during baking. Instead, use the oven light to check on your baking progress.