Crispy Cheese Straws

Crispy Cheese Straws

Super easy and unbelievably delicious cheese sticks. A perfect alternative to the heavy and fried version of mozzarella sticks. Just dust/sprinkle your desired amount of cheddar and parmesan with some cayenne pepper for a bit of heat. Pairs great with wine or your choice of beverage.

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  • 1 package of phyllo dough
  • 1 package of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 package of parmesan cheese
  • Cayenne pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup melted butter




  • Split phyllo dough.
  • Coat with butter.
  • Add shredded parmesan and cheddar cheese on buttered dough.
  • Sprinkle with cayenne pepper.
  • Use a rolling pin to help flatten ingredients to the dough.
  • Use a pizza cutter to slice 1/2" to 1" slices.
  • Fold each slice "hot dog style" with the cheese facing inward.
  • Twist the dough into spiralized ribbons.
  • Place on baking sheet and rub on egg wash.
  • Sprinkle with more cheddar and parmesan.
  • Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!
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