Savoury Cheese Straws
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These are a quick alternative to a cheese stick that your family and friends will love for an appetizer while waiting for dinner.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Cheese Straws
Serves: 50
  • ¼ cup butter/margarine
  • ¼ cup lard
  • 1 cup plain flour sieved
  • ½ cup strong Cheddar cheese (grated finely)
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic Salt
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 egg seperated (keep white for brushing on top before going into the oven)
  • ⅓ cup cold water
  1. Rub the butter and lard into the flour until the mixture is crumbly.
  2. Stir in the cheese and seasonings.
  3. Add the egg yolk and enough cold water to form a dough.
  4. Roll out the cheese pastry
  5. Cut into thin strips and place them onto a greased baking tray in the oven for 10 mins
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