1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter
CHEESE STRAWS with a New Orleans Twist: Appetizer-Snack
1 lb butter (leave out until soft)
1 lb sharp cheese, grated
4 cups all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
dash Tabasco Sauce OR cayenne pepper
Mix all ingredients together then place on waxed paper to ¿rest.¿ Roll out. Use star shaped bakery tube, cut into long, narrow straws, or make into thin rounds. Bake in 400 degree F oven until lightly browned (about 10 minutes). After cooled, put in airtight container (preferably one with a lock or all will disappear before you¿re ready to serve them).