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Nutrition Information

(makes 30 servings)

calories........... 35

carbohydrates...... 3 g

fat................ 2 g

cholesterol........ 5 mg

dietary fiber...... 0 g

protein............ 2 g

sodium............. 85 mg


  • 1 1/2 c. Cheddar cheese, grated reduced fat
  • 4 T Margarine
  • 3/4 c All purpose flour
  • 1/2 t Salt
  • 1/2 t Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 T Evaporated milk, skim


  1. PREHEAT the oven to 350°F
  2. In a bowl COMBINE the cheese, margarine, flour, salt, red pepper and MIX until ingredients resembles course crumbs.
  3. ADD the evaporated milk and STIR until dough forms a ball.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, using a rolling pin, ROLL the dough into an 8x10 inch rectangle that is 1/8 inch thick.
  5. With a sharp knife, CUT the dough into long, thick strips, 1/4 to 1/3 inch wide (DIPPING the knife in flour after every few inches ensures a clean cut).
  6. Gently TRANSFER the strips to an ungreased cookie sheet. The straws can be any length.
  7. BAKE the straws for 12-15 minutes, or until the ends are starting to brown.

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