• 3 Ratings

Puff pastry plus a garlicky Gruyere cheese mixture equals one delicious and crispy breadstick once baked for about 10 minutes. Serve these tasty twisted cheese straws with soup, salad, or a cheese board.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small bowl combine cheese and garlic powder; set aside.

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  • On a lightly floured surface, unfold pastry sheet. Roll pastry into a 14x12-inch rectangle. Cut rectangle in half crosswise to make two 12x7-inch rectangles. In a small bowl combine egg and the water. Brush pastry rectangles lightly with egg mixture.

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  • Sprinkle one of the pastry rectangles with cheese mixture. Place second pastry rectangle, brushed side down, on top of cheese mixture. Using your fingers, press rectangles together firmly, forcing out air pockets and sealing edges. Brush top with egg mixture.

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  • Using a pastry wheel or sharp knife, cut pastry stack crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Holding both ends, twist each strip twice. Place strips 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets, pressing ends down. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden and crisp. Transfer to a wire rack; cool.


Prepare as directed. Place cooled straws in a single layer in an airtight container. Cover and freeze for up to 1 month. To serve, preheat oven to 350°F. Place frozen straws on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes or until warm and crisp.

Nutrition Facts

111 calories; 10 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 11 mg cholesterol; 336 mg sodium. 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 2 g protein;


3 Ratings
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