Cheese Straws

Oxmoor House
about 15 dozen


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2 cups butter or margarine, softened
4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon red pepper
8 cups (2 pounds) shredded extra sharp Cheddar cheese


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; set aside.

Combine flour, salt, mustard, and pepper in a large mixing bowl; mix well. Add 2 cups flour mixture to butter; beat well. Gradually add cheese; beat well. Add remaining flour mixture; beat well.

Press dough onto greased baking sheets, using a cookie press fitted with a star disc. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Store in airtight containers, placing waxed paper between layers.

Note: Cheese Straws may be frozen in airtight containers.

Created date

February 2010