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Cheese Straws Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beverly Rich
Added: Saturday, September 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 stick margarine (room temperature)
1 1/2 cups flour (All-Purpose)
1 tsp. baking powder (Not Baking Soda)
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp. salt
Pinch Red Pepper (optional) (In case you want them spicy)

Directions:
Directions:
Blend ingredients and kneed with hands until manageable. Press through cookie press or shape into straws or wafers by hand. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes. (For cheese straws with a little kick, add a touch of red pepper).

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are always a great munchy snack that the girls LOVED at Christmas time growing up!

 

 

 

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