Gluten-Free Cheese Straws

Total Time
15 mins
12 mins

From Roben Ryberg's "Gluten-Free Kitchen". You can omit the ground red pepper, if desired. (5" long by 1/3" wide)

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine and mix well, butter, cornstarch, potato starch, ground red pepper, xanthan gum, and salt.
  3. Mixture will be crumbly.
  4. Add cream and beat until smooth.
  5. Add cheese and mix until dough is almost uniform in color.
  6. Roll out or pat the dough to 1/4" thickness (unfloured surface).
  7. If the dough is too sticky to work with, refrigerate it for a few minutes or so.
  8. Cut into thin straws and place on a greased baking sheet.
  9. Bake about 12 minutes.