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Cheese Straws Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melissa McHenry

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. (6 oz) shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/4 c. unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces and softened
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. dried crushed red pepper
1 T half-and-half

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a food processor; pulse in 5-second intervals until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add half-and-half, and process 10 seconds or until dough forms a ball.

2. Turn dough out onto a well floured surface, and roll into an 8 x 10 inch rectangle (about 1/8 inch thick). Cut dough with a sharp knife into 1/4 to 1/2 inch wide strips, dipping knife in flour after each cut to ensure clean cuts. Place on ungreased baking sheets.

3. Bake at 350º for 12 minutes or until ends are slightly browned. Cool on baking sheets on a wire rack 30 minutes. break into desired lengths.

Can be frozen up to 3 months. Let thaw before serving.

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