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Cheese Straws Recipe

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Allen and Patty Ivers

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lucy Younger Ledbetter
Added: Sunday, November 1, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup butter
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3 Tablespoons cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375. Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl. Cut in butter and cheese as for pie crust, using a pastry blender or two knives. Add water and mix well. Fill cookie press with "star" design, and form straws on ungreased cookie sheets, . But into desired lengths. Bake until lightly browned. Remove at once to cooling racks.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are the cheese straws that I recall making with my mother at Creighton Road, when I was about 5 years old.

 

 

 

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