These Cheese Straws are incredibly addictive. They're quick and easy to make which is good because they won't last long and you'll be making more very soon!
Heat the oven to 180ºC (fan assisted, 200°C non fan) and spray two baking trays with oil or line with silicone mats
In a large bowl mix together 100g self raising flour, ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp mustard powder and ½ tsp cayenne pepper
Add 50g margarine and rub into the flour using the tips of your finger tips until it resembles breadcrumbs
Add 70g cheese and 1 egg and mix until the dough has just started to form a ball
Lightly dust your surface and roll the dough until it is approximately 5mm thick
Cut the dough into strips, as big or as small as you like and then put them on the baking tray
Brush with 1 tbsp milk and sprinkle with 15g cheese. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes until golden
Leave to cool completely on a wire rack before storing
Keep in an airtight container for 2 days.
Nutritional information is given as a guide only and my vary.
Cheese Straws https://www.curlyscooking.co.uk/cheese-straws/