12 Days of Christmas, Day 3: Cheese Twists

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Part soft breadstick, part biscuit – these cheese twists are super cheesy and completely addictive!

Cheese Twists

3 Tbsp shortening
1 scant cup flour
2 Tbsp corn starch
1 cup grated cheese (I used emmental and cheddar)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
pinch cayenne or smoked paprika
cold water to make a stiff batter – I used 5-6 Tbsp

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Preheat oven to 400F.

In a large bowl, cream shortening and cheese together.

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Add flour, cornstarch, and salt. Add seasoning.

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Mix with enough cold water to make a stiff dough.

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Roll out to approximately 1/4 inch thick and cut into strips. Twist!

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Bake for 12-14 minutes, until lightly golden brown.

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[Recipe] Cheese Twists

Part soft breadstick, part biscuit - these twists are super cheesy and completely addictive!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Author: The Frilly Apron

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp shortening
  • 1 scant cup flour
  • 2 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1 cup grated cheese I used emmental and cheddar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • pinch cayenne or smoked paprika
  • cold water to make a stiff batter - I used 5-6 Tbsp

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and cheese.
  • Add flour, cornstarch, and salt.
  • Add seasoning.
  • Mix with enough cold water to make a stiff dough.
  • Roll out to approximately 1/4 inch thick and cut into strips.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes, until lightly golden brown.

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