Cheese Straws

Cayenne pepper, poppy seeds, sesame seeds or other cheeses may be used as alternate garnishes. Have fun with this and make it your own!


Flour, for dusting
1 17 1/4-ounce box puff pastry (both sheets), thawed
1 egg yolk, beaten with 1 tablespoon milk
3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese


  1. Lightly dust a clean surface with flour. Unwrap one puff pastry sheet, and place on the floured surface. If needed, roll out the puff pastry so that it is 1/4-inch thick.
  2. Brush the puff pastry sheet with egg wash.
  3. Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the sheet. Using a pizza wheel or a paring knife, Cut the pastry into 1/4-inch strips.
  4. Place the strips on a light-colored baking sheet and cook at 400°F until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Repeat with remaining puff pastry.

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