Puff Pastry

Cheese Straws

Preparation info
  • Makes

    25 to 30

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

At fancy French dinner parties, two-handled consommé cups often arrive filled with clear broth and their saucers adorned with cheese straws. These are often bought at a pastry shop, but they can easily be made with store-bought puff pastry.


  • One 8- to 9- ounce (225- to 255- g) sheet frozen puff pastry, defrosted
  • 2 to 3


Heat the oven to 425°F (218°C; between gas mark #6 and #8; #7 British regulo).

Place the pastry on a lightly floured surface, opening it if folded. It should be about x 9 inches (23.75