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Cheese straws
Camembert Straws
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
38 mins
Course: Baking, Savory
Servings: 24
Author: Shades of Cinnamon
  • 70 g ( 1/2cup ) flour
  • 27 g (3 Tablespoons) cornstarch
  • 1.5 g (1/2 tsp) salt
  • 1.5 g (1/2 tsp) ground black pepper
  • 130 g (4 ounces) Camembert cheese, softened and cut into cubes
  • 45 g (3 Tablespoons) softened butter
  1. In a food processor combine flour, cornstarch, salt and pepper and pulse to aerate.
  2. Add chopped Camembert cheese and butter.
  3. Pulse until the dough just comes together, do not over mix.
  4. Place dough in plastic wrap and freeze for 1 hour.
  5. Heat oven to 190ºC/ 375ºF.
  6. Using a heavily floured surface, roll chilled dough into 12 x 6 in / 30x15cm rectangle. This is an approximate measurement.
  7. Cut into thin slices and twist ends in opposite directions to make spiral straws.
  8. Re roll dough that is cut off the edges .
  9. Place twisted straws on baking trays covered with a silpat or baking paper.
  10. Cook until golden brown , approximately 6-8 minuts.
  11. Cool on wire rack and place in airtight container until needed.
  12. TIP: The dough can be kept in the freezer for up to 4 days