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SuSu's Cheese Straws Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Ozburn

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound New York Sharp Cheddar Cheese, grated
4 sticks Margarine(Parkay)
4 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour(White Lily)
3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions:
Directions:
Cream grated cheese and butter together.

Sift flour and then measure out the 4 1/2 cups. Then sift the flour, cayenne pepper and salt together.

Add flour mixture to the cheese and butter mixture in a heavy stand mixer. Blend well.

Squeeze through a metal cookie press onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 14 to 17 minutes.

Cool on a wire rack and then pack in an airtight container. These freeze beautifully.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen straws
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can also use extra sharp cheese and increase or decrease cayenne pepper depending on the "bite" you want.
You cannot use butter in this recipe instead of margarine---it does not work!

 

 

 

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