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Cheese Straws

Dunrobin Valley Cheese Straws Dunrobin Valley Cheese Straws

Ingredients (Serves 20)

80g Wholemeal Flour / Plain Flour (mixed)

1 Pinch of Mustard Powder

40g Sunflower Margarine

40g Mature Cheddar Cheese (grated)

1 Egg (beaten)


Pre-heat Oven to 350F / 180C / Gas Mark 4

1. Sift flour and mustard together, adding any bran remaining in the sieve.

2. Rub the margarine into the flour mix. Until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs, stir in cheese.

3. Add half the beaten egg to form a soft dough.

4. Turn dough on to a floured surface and knead until smooth.

5. Roll out to a rectangle 7½ x 30½ cm, cut into 1-cm strips.

6. Carefully twist each strip and place on a greased baking sheet.

7. Brush with remaining egg.

8. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden.

9. Cool on a wire rack

  • Variations; Sesame Cheese Straws – sprinkle the cheese straws with sesame seeds just before baking
  • For a lower fat option reduce the cheese content and replace with fresh or dried herbs which may be added at Stage 2

A 10.75g serving contains:

  • Energy 171kJ 41kcal 2%
  • Fat 2.7gHigh4%
  • Saturates 0.9gHigh4%
  • Sugar 0gLow0%
  • Salt 0.08gMed1%

of an adults reference intake.

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