George Dent Nursery


Cheese Straws

Try this easy and very tasty recipe for ‘Cheese Straws’. With a little help the children should be able to help weigh out the ingredients and carry out all the steps themselves.


150g Cheese

40 g Butter

160g Flour

Pinch of Salt


  1. Heat the oven to 200°C/400°C/gas mark 6
  2. Weigh out the ingredients
  3. Grate the cheese into a bowl
  4. Cut the butter into cubes
  5. Cream the butter and cheese together
  6. Add the flour and mix in a little milk (a drop at a time) to make a dough
  7. Sprinkle some flour onto the table/board and roll out the dough so it is about ½ cm thick and then cut into strips
  8. Grease a tray and lay the strips onto the tray
  9. Bake for 15 mins until golden brown in colour