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Parmesan Cheese Straws

Rated as 3.87 out of 5 Stars

"These rich and buttery breadsticks are a fun change from regular dinner rolls and are fairly easy to make. They're great alongside salads and soups. --Mitzi Sentiff, Greenville, North Carolina"
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 36 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small mixing bowl, beat butter and Parmesan cheese until well blended. Add the flour, salt and cayenne; mix well. Divide dough in half. On a lightly floured surface; roll each portion into an 18-in. x 3-in. rectangle. Cut into 3-in. x 1/2-in. strips.
  2. Place 1-in. apart on lightly greased baking sheets; brush with milk. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.

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Most helpful positive review

Easy to make, especially if forced through a cookie press. Great taste!

Most helpful critical review

Followed the recipe exactly and my husband and I both thought these were dry. I normally think of cheese straws more like a bread stick...but these are more like a parm cheese cookie/crackers.

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Easy to make, especially if forced through a cookie press. Great taste!

Followed the recipe exactly and my husband and I both thought these were dry. I normally think of cheese straws more like a bread stick...but these are more like a parm cheese cookie/crackers.

These were great! I've never made cheese straws before, and was afraid how they would turn out. A few minutes before baking, I sprinkled a pinch of cheese on each as a garnish. This made them lo...

These are melt in your mouth GREAT!

These breadsticks were delicious. I added a little garlic and we ate them with grilled chicken salads. Everyone loved them and asked where I found the recipe. You have got to try them.

In my experience, the texture of cheese straws vs breadsticks: Cheese straws = sort of crumbly, rich, dry Breadsticks = can be crunchy or soft, not rich If you're expecting cheese straws, that's...

In theory this should have worked for me, however, I can't get pastry to like me very much. I did make them and they tasted fine, but they just looked unappealing.

I loved them! Not really like breadsticks though. More like a crumbly buttery cracker. After brushing them with milk I sprinkled more cheese on some and garlic powder on other. I loved the ...

Didn't really like these followed exactly maybe I used the wrong brand of parmesan but they were crunchy/mealy if that makes sense. Flavor itself was good but not the texture