One of the first blogs I discovered in the cooking/baking blog community was Shelby’s – The Life and Loves of Grumpy’s Honeybunch. Shelby has been sharing her family and her recipes with us for 4 years, and now we get to celebrate her anniversary with her $50.00 gift certificate giveaway! Leave a comment on my blog for one entry in the giveaway, visit Shelby on her blog to see who helped her celebrate and learn how you can earn more entries in her giveaway! Shelby has been a wonderful friend. Thank you girlfriend for your blog and the love you put into it! I wish you many more years of happy blogging.! To Read More, Click On The Recipe Title.
This Cheese Straw recipe was made to celebrate Shelby’s blog anniversary. Visit her blog to see more recipes from all the bloggers helping her celebrate, and learn how you can earn more entries to her giveaway.
- 1 tablespoon(s) paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground red pepper (cayenne)
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
- 1 package(s) (17.25 ounces) frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed as label directs
- 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
- 8 ounce(s) aged Gouda or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, room temperature, finely shredded (2 cups)
- Grease 2 large cookie sheets. In small bowl, combine paprika, ground red pepper, nutmeg, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
- Unfold 1 puff pastry sheet. On lightly floured surface, with floured rolling pin, roll pastry into 14-inch square. Lightly brush with some egg white. Sprinkle half of paprika mixture on pastry. Sprinkle half of Gouda on half of pastry. Fold pastry over to cover cheese, forming rectangle. With rolling pin, lightly roll over pastry to seal layers together. With knife, cut pastry crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place two-thirds of strips, 1 inch apart, on 1 cookie sheet, twisting each to form spiral and pressing ends against cookie sheet to prevent strips from uncurling. Place remaining strips on second cookie sheet; set aside. (Do not crowd; strips puff while baking.) Bake first sheet of strips 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. With spatula, transfer to rack to cool.
- Meanwhile, repeat with remaining pastry, egg white, paprika mixture, and Gouda, placing one-third of strips on second cookie sheet; bake as above. When first cookie sheet is cool, wash and grease again; use to bake remaining two-thirds strips. (For even cooking, bake only 1 sheet of strips at a time.) Store in tightly sealed container up to 3 days.
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these cheese straws look yummy
This looks great. Thanks!
Shelby was one of the first friends I made out in the blogosphere. I love her stories of her family and Grumpy.
These cheese straws look wonderful! So perfect for celebrations.
PERFECT addition to the party!!
These look great after all these years I finally found a fantastic recipe right here!
These cheese straws look fantastic. Happy New Year, Bunny!
Fabulous looking cheese straws bunny! I love cheese straws. One of my favourite things to eat. Ok, I love to eat a lot of things, it’s true! Happy New Year! xxoo
I am making these today for guests! I hope they look as good as yours, thanks!
Mmm, those look so good, Bunny! My kids would even love them!
Happy New Year!
These look positively delicious. 🙂 Happy holidays all and good luck in the contest.
I need to make those cheese straws this weekend!
Bunny, I’ve been wanting to try cheese straws for a while, and now seeing yours, I am inspired to try. I can just see these flying off the plate. So tempting!
Man! awesome recipes! I would have to try them.
thank you for a lovley coment on my blog it truly blessed my heart, and im so excited to have found your blog its amazing !
cheese straws are necessary at any snack-and-socialize event. lovely. 🙂
gosh I keep meaning to make these!!
arrrggghhh! they look so good
I love puff pastry! but I don’t use it often enough. These look so easy and yummy! I must make them soon. Thanks for sharing your recipe!
Easy and delicious! You’ll love them! Thank you Debi!