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Cheese Straws

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Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup whole or nonfat milk
  • About 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese

Preparation

  1. Cream butter and flour until smooth. Add cheese and breadcrumbs. Blend in milk to form a smooth dough, adding more crumbs if the dough is too wet. Lay a large piece of plastic wrap on counter, and set dough on it. Cover with another piece of plastic. Roll dough out until it is about 18×8 inches. Chill till firm, about 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 400F. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Use a sharp knife to cut dough into strips 4×1/4-inch thick. Arrange dough strips on baking sheet, and sprinkle with Romano cheese.
  4. Bake until brown, for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven, and store or serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Makes about 7 dozen
  • Calories 30
  • Carbohydrate Content 2 g
  • Cholesterol Content 5 mg
  • Fat Content 2 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 25 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g