Cheese Straws

Cheese Straws This is a favorite Christmas recipe of my father’s and husband’s. It’s fairly simple to do and tastes good.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 30 mins

    SERVING : 36

    YIELD : 5 dozen

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet.

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  • In a large bowl cream butter and cheese. Stir in flour and salt; mix well. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/2 inch in thickness. Cut into 2 inch strips and sprinkle with ground red pepper. Place strips on prepared cookie sheet(s) 1 1/2 inches apart.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.

Per Serving: 99 calories; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 5.5g; fat 6.8g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 160.9mg.