1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup grated extra sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 teaspoon Clabber Girl Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne (Use more or less according to your taste)
*Special utensils used in this recipe – Food processor, cookie press
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
Combine all ingredients using a pastry blender. Pulse until all are combined. Prepare the cookie press by selecting the shape of your choice. Place dough into cookie press.
Squeezing dough from cookie press, form 4-inch strips of dough on parchment paper that has been placed on cookie sheet.
Place sheet into 425 degree F. oven and bake for approximately 10 minutes. When straws are removed from oven, carefully peel parchment paper off of sheet and place onto cooling rack. When cool, peel straws from paper if they don’t slide off. They should come off very easily.
Recipe serves 4