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Cheese straws


10 minutes


20 minutes


24 straws

Cheese straws
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60 ml (1/4 cup) all-purpose flour
1 package of puff pastry dough, 400 g (13 oz.)
1 egg, beaten
10 ml (2 tsp.) 10% cooking cream
10 ml (2 tsp.) smoked paprika
5 ml (1 tsp.) Espelette pepper
125 ml (1/2 cup) aged yellow cheddar, finely grated
60 ml (1/4 cup) Parmesan, grated


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F).
  2. Flour your work surface.
  3. Roll out the dough to two sheets 3 mm (1/8 in.)
  4. Thick and in the form of a 20 x 40 cm (8 x 16 in.) rectangle.
  5. In a bowl, mix together the egg and cream.
  6. Brush the dough with this mixture.
  7. Sprinkle with smoked paprika and Espelette pepper. Evenly sprinkle the cheeses and pat lightly to make sure they stick well to the dough.
  8. With a knife, cut 12 long strips from each dough rectangle.
  9. Twist the strips and place on a baking sheet.
  10. Cook in the oven for 10 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking.
  11. Turn off the heat and open the oven door.
  12. Leave in the oven for about 10 minutes, then remove.
  13. Serve hot or warm as an appetizer or with a pasta dish.

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