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Easy Cheese Straws

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Beautiful, yummy Easy Cheese Straws for a platter to serve at your next get-together. Everybody will ask for this recipe, so make lots to go around.


  • 200 gr Self-raising flour
  • 125 gr butter
  • 1 whole egg and 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dry basil or any dry herbs
  • 1 cup cheese Parmesan works well
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup water
Cheese Straws


  1. Mix together flour, paprika, dry herbs, cheese & butter, and work together until looking like dough crumbs
  2. Add egg and yolk and work together
  3. Add water slowly to the mixture and knead until it forms a nice dough
  4. Let dough rest for 30 mins
  5. Cut long sticks and twist sticks and bake them in preheated oven at 180C for about 15 to 20 mins
  6. Let it cool and enjoy.

Prepared, tried, and tested by Denzel Koenana

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