Sesame Cheese Straws
|Extra sharp cheddar cheese||1⁄2 Pound, shredded (Or Very Sharp)|
|Sesame seeds||2 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Jar, 2 1/4 Ounce)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Red pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
Allow shredded cheese to reach room temperature.
Toast sesame seeds in heavy skillet, stirring constantly over low heat about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Combine cheese, butter, flour, salt and pepper.
Work dough until mixture is thoroughly blended.
Add sesame seeds.
Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness.
Cut into 4x1-inch strips.
Bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool on wire rack.
Place in airtight container.
Makes 5 dozen.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2621 Calories from Fat 1720
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 196 g302.2%
Saturated Fat 102.5 g512.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 481.9 mg160.6%
Sodium 3400.5 mg141.7%
Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.8%
Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47%
Sugars 0.7 g
Protein 84 g168.8%
Vitamin A 104.7% Vitamin C 1.3%
Calcium 227.4% Iron 92.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet