Gluten-free cheese straws

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Recipe from: 15 September 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 12 min


  • 60
    cold butter, cubed
  • 80
  • 80
    potato flour
  • 60
    rice flour
  • 2
    xanthan gum
  • 1/2 - 1
    cayenne pepper
  • 75
    mature Cheddar cheese, finely grated
  • 50


Oven temperature 190°C

Rub the butter and flours together until the mixture resembles bread- crumbs. Stir in the xanthan gum, the pepper and the grated cheese until everything is evenly mixed.

Add the cream and gently press the mixture together until it forms a soft dough.

Roll out the dough into a rectangle of about 20 x 10cm on a piece of clingfilm. Cut 20 strips 1cm wide and carefully place on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the cheese straws are golden and crisp. Leave to cool completely before packaging in a pretty jar. The cheese straws are rather fragile, so handle carefully.

Text and image: Ideas magazine

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