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Cheese Straws

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Cheese Straws


1 1/2 c flour
6 Tbsp. shortening
5 tbsp. ice water
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c grated cheese
Dash of paprika
Dash of cayenne pepper
Dash of Tabasco Sauce


Cut shortening into dry ingredients. Add water and mix as for pie crust. Place dough into cookie press tube and use any of the following forms:

Small or large star
Small circle

Form dough in long lines on cookie sheet and cut into desired lengths with sharp knife. Separate slightly. Bake at 400 degrees for 5 to 10 minutes.

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