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Zesty Cheese Straws, Paula Deen Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leigh Ann Privett
Added: Wednesday, March 14, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature
1 pound sharp Cheddar, shredded, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
In a mixing bowl, cream the butter until light and fluffy. Add the cheese and mix until blended. Add the flour, salt, and red pepper, and mix to form a dough. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to firm up the dough, then place it in a cookie press, fitted with a ridged tip. Pipe the dough in 2-inch strips onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to racks to cool.

 

 

 

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