Puff pastry cheese straws

22

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Makes

32

Puff pastry cheese straws

Photo, Erik Putz.

For crisp, savoury snacks, use all-butter puff pastry, thawed overnight in the fridge.


Ingredients

  • 450-g pkg puff pastry sheets , thawed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1 1/2 cups finely grated parmesan

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 425F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • UNROLL pastry sheets on a cutting board. Whisk egg with water and cayenne in a small bowl. Season with fresh pepper.
  • BRUSH pastry sheets with egg wash. Sprinkle evenly with parmesan. Press cheese into dough with a rolling pin. Cut pastry into 1/2-in. strips. Twist the 2 ends of each strip in opposite directions, then lay strips on prepared sheets.
  • BAKE in centre of oven until golden, 8 to 10 min.
  • Kitchen Tip: Thaw pastry overnight in the refrigerator.

On grating cheese:

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 82,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5 g,
  • Fat
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 118 mg.