Try the delicious recipe below!
Maytag Blue Cheese Straws


3/4 cup all-purpose flour plus extra for dusting

Pinch of salt

1 tsp curry powder

2 oz butter plus extra for greasing cookie sheet

2 oz crumbled Maytag Blue Cheese

1 egg, beaten

Poppy and Cumin seeds, for sprinkling



1 Sift the flour, salt, and curry powder into a bowl. Add the butter and cut into dry ingredients    until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.

Add the Maytag Blue Cheese and half the egg and mix to form a dough.

Wrap in plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.


2 Lightly grease cookie sheet.

On a floured counter, roll out the dough to l/4-inch thick.

Cut into 3 x 1/2 inch strips.

Pinch the strips lightly along the sides and place on the prepared cookie sheets.


3 Brush the straws with the remaining egg and sprinkle half with poppy seeds and half with cumin seeds.


Bake in a preheated oven, 400° temp, for 10-15 minutes, or until golden.

Transfer to wire racks to cool.


Wonderful served with white wine.

You may store unbaked Maytag Blue Cheese Straws in the refrigerator for one week , or  freeze for one month. Easy to bake a ½ batch by dividing the dough.

Baked Cheese Straws can be frozen for up to one month; Re-crisp in a 350° oven.   


Submitted by: J Lane


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