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Cheese Straws


120 Straws
SourceAnne Weaver (1972)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes
Total time40 minutes


1 c
2 c
1 c
cottage cheese
hor d'oeuvre fillings


Cut 1 cup margarine into 2 cups flour with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add 1 cup cottage cheese and mix until well blended. Roll out dough on well-floured surface 1/8 inch thick. Cut in 8 x 1/2-inch strips. Roll each strip, with edges overlapping, around paper straws 1/4 inch in diameter (do not use plastic straws). Freezer or refrigerate. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 500° for 5 minutes. Slip off straws. Day before you are ready to use, fill with hors d’oeuvre fillings and heat at 425°. (Dough may be kept in refrigerator well wrapped in wax paper for 1 to 2 weeks.) One-half recipe makes 60.