5 from 7 votes
Best Ever Easy Cheese Straws Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Let it be a game night or a kids party these simple to make cheese straws are the ultimate party hit.

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Sugar free recipe
Servings: 60
Author: Edi Baker - SunCakeMom
  • 3 cup / 350g Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 15 tablespoon / 225g Butter
  • 7 oz / 200g Cheese Cheddar, Gouda, Edam
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup / 100 ml Yogurt
  1. Measure flour and put it in a medium bowl with a pinch of salt and the baking powder.

  2. Measure and dice butter.
  3. Grate cheese and put it aside in a bowl for later.
  4. Mix butter with flour by hand. The texture should look like breadcrumbs

  5. Stir in the egg and add a couple of tablespoons (3-4 depending on the texture) of water to the mixture.
  6. Knead it into a firm dough then roll out the dough to a thin squarish shape.

  7. Cut between quarter and a half inch (1cm) wide strips out of the the square (vertically). Then cut the square in half (horizontally).

  8. Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C

  9. Cover tray with baking sheet.
  10. Transfer strips carefully onto the tray.

  11. Sprinkle grated cheese on each straw.

  12. Put tray into the preheated oven and bake cheese straws for 10-15 minutes, until crisp.

  13. Take tray out when cheese melted and golden brown then leave to cool on the tray.

Recipe Notes

Serve it with some summer drink like Zesty sugar free lemonade to be the best party host this summer.