Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Homemade Cheese Straws

Homemade Cheese Straws

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From the kitchen of Taylor and Caroline

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
25 minutes
Tags: Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Vegetarian


1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 (8 ounce) stick cheese, grated
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon red pepper
1 1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon flour, sifted
1 tablespoon vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Mix butter with cheese and seasonings.

  3. Add flour and form into dough.

  4. If available, use cookie press with ridged line opening otherwise, roll out and score with fork.

  5. Cut into straws and bake on greased cookie sheet for 25 minutes.


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CJ9 says:

Delicious!! I used Colby/Monterey Jack Cheese. They taste just like Cheese-Its. I will definitely make these again. Very Tasty!!

9/6/2013 1:21:57 PM

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