Tickling cheese straws

    40 min

    These tickling cheese sticks are fun and festive. Featuring the wonderfully flavoured Tickler cheese, these sticks are sure to delight at your next gathering.


    Hampshire, England, UK
    4 people made this

    Serves: 12 

    • 65g chilled butter, cubed
    • 185g self raising flour
    • 150g Tickler cheese, grated
    • 2 medium eggs, beaten
    • salt and pepper, to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a large baking tray.
    2. In a large bowl rub the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the cheese and the egg, reserving a little egg for brushing. Knead until a dough forms. Turn out onto a floured surface and roll into a 2cm thickness. Cut into 6cm long strips and arrange on the prepared baking tray, spacing the straws 2cm apart. Brush with the remaining egg.
    3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before serving.

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