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Cheese Straw Bundles

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Butter 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Parmesan cheese 4 Ounce, grated (100 Gram)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Paprika pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven hot to 400°F, 200°C or Gas No. 6.

MAKING
2) In a large bowl sift together flour and seasoning.
3) Cut butter and rub with the mixture until fine and crumbly.
4) Add Parmesan cheese and combine.
5) Fold in beaten egg and work until it forms rough dough.
6) Lightly dust a board with flour and turn the dough on it. Knead until smooth.
7) Roll out to about 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) thick. With a 1 1/2-inch (3 1/2-cm) round cutter make twenty-five circles from a portion of the dough.
8) Cut remaining dough into cheese straws.
9) With 1-inch-(2 1/2-cm) cutter shape the centers of the pastry circles to form twenty-five rings.
10) Grease lightly baking sheets and arrange the circles and straws over it.
11) Bake above centre in a hot oven for 8-10 minutes until pale golden brown.
12) Transfer on wire cooling tray to cool.
13) When lightly warm, dip the ends of the straws in paprika pepper.
14) When cold and firm, fit the straws through the rings to make bundles.

SERVING
15) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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