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Double cheese straws

Double cheese straws

What could be better than cheese straws? Double cheese one! Mozzarella, Parmesan, pesto and pastry – delicious!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course lunch, Snack
Cuisine cheese, kidsfood, packedlunch, pastry, snack
Servings 18 straws


  • 2 sheets ready roll puff pastry
  • 3 tbsp red pesto
  • 150 g mozzarella grated
  • 50 g parmesan grated
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder


  • Preheat the oven to 180°
  • Put one unrolled pastry (still on it's sheet) on a large baking tray
  • Spread the pesto over the pastry leaving a small border around the edges
  • Sprinkly over the mozzarella and then the parmesan
  • Top with the other sheet of pastry
  • Brush over the egg and then sprinkle over the oregano and garlic powder
  • Cut the long side of the sheet into 9 strips **
  • Then cut width ways so that you have 18 strips
  • Take the end of each strip (making sure you are securely holding both pieces of pastry) and carefully twist
  • Bake for 15 minutes until golden


**If you prefer, you could cut into rectangles and make little puff pies or you could leave whole and cut into pieces once cooked.  
Keyword cookingforkids, feedingkids, snackideas
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