Cheese Straws No. 2

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • cups butter
  • 2 tablespoons lard
  • 2 yolks of eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 lb grated cheese, parmesan or Edam


Mix dry ingredients, rub in butter, add egg and milk. Roll; sprinkle cheese over one-half of dough, fold, press edges together, fold again; pat and roll out ¼ inch thick. Sprinkle with cheese and proceed as before. Cut in strips ¼ inch wide and 5 inches long, or in round with doughnut cutter. Bake 8 minutes in a hot oven. Pile the sticks log cabin fashion and serve with salad course.