|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 2 dozen twists (12 servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 4g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||7%|
|Total Carbohydrate 6g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||2%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
These cheese twists are similar to cheese straws and very easy to prepare. Use share Cheddar in these delicious cheese twists, and add a generous dash of ground cayenne pepper.
- 1 cup flour (sifted)
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 dash cayenne pepper (ground)
- 2 tablespoons butter (or margarine)
- 1/2 cup cheese (shredded sharp Cheddar)
- 1/3 cup water (cold)
Sift flour, salt, baking powder, and cayenne pepper into a medium mixing bowl. Cut in butter or margarine and cheese with a pastry cutter until mixture is crumbly.
Sprinkle cold water over mixture and mix lightly with a fork until mixture holds together and leaves the side of the bowl.
Roll out to a rectangle about 12x10 inches on a lightly floured board. Divide in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into strips 1/2-inch wide. Lift strips carefully and twist gently.
Place twists 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 425 F (220 C/Gas Mark 7) for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned. Carefully transfer cheese twists to wire racks to cool.
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