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Italian Cheese Straw Twists
Appetizer & Snack Recipes from AlansKitchen.comMakes 4 dozen appetizers

Prep Time: 25 min.
Start to Finish: 35 min.


  • 2/3 - cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 - teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 - package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 - egg, slightly beaten


Preheat oven to 425F. Cover 2 cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or heavy brown paper.

  1. Mix cheese and paprika. Roll 1 sheet of pastry into 12x10 inch rectangle on lightly floured surface with floured cloth-covered rolling pin.
  2. 3. Brush egg over pastry.
  3. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons of the cheese mixture.
  4. Press cheese mixture gently into pastry.
  5. Turn pastry over and repeat brushing with egg and sprinkling with cheese mixture.
  6. Fold pastry lengthwise in half.
  7. Cut pastry crosswise into 1/2-inch strips.
  8. Unfold strips and roll each end in opposite directions to twist.
  9. Place twists on cookie sheet.
  10. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
  11. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  12. Repeat with remaining sheet of pastry, egg and cheese mixture.
  13. Serve warm or cool.

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