Cheese Straws

  • shaeville Posted: 03/05/09
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    This is a great snack to have the same day it is made. However, I put some into plastic baggies and they did not taste the same the next day. Will make again, but only if they will be eaten that day.

  • STIRRINGTHEPOT Posted: 02/21/09
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    We love this recipe so much we had to triple the ingredients. This will be a recipe that we want to share with our family as a "must have." I think the kids will have fun making them and sharing them with their friends.

  • JennySmith Posted: 11/20/09
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    I thought this recipe was so-so. My fiance thought this recipe was great and it tasted like a "grown up Cheez-it." I did not use a food processor for this recipe - instead, I used a pastry cutter. I felt like the amount of half and half left the batter a bit dry, so I added some more. All in all, it was fairly easy to make and is something to keep in mind if I were to serve an appetizer of if they'd be a nice compliment to a soup (tomato, perhaps?).

  • Mamameeah Posted: 12/26/10
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    The Cheese Straws are excellent. I would recommend using more red pepper flakes though.

  • 33UpperCrusts Posted: 06/23/11
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    I changed this recipe a bit. I added 1 tsp of fresh finely minced rosemary and 1 tsp of crushed chilli pepper flakes and ground them up in the food processor with the flour prior to adding the rest of the ingredients. I used MILK instead of half and half. I also baked them for an additional 5 minutes using a convection oven. They turned out crispier and very flavorful. I served them at a BBQ and everyone loved them.

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