Wholewheat Cheese Straws

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Serves:Makes 12-16
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 8 cups whole wheat flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 ¼ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 stick chilled unsalted butter, diced
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 egg yolks

How to Make Wholewheat Cheese Straws

  • Mix together the flour and paprika in a bowl, then stir in the cheese.
  • Add the butter and rub in with the fingertips until the mixture resembles the bread crumbs.
  • Stir in the baking powder, then add the egg yolks and mix to a stiff dough.
  • Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and press or roll out to about ¼ inch thick.
  • Cut into ½ inch wide straws and place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake in a preheated oven, at 425 degrees F, for 10-12 minutes, until golden.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.