*** Cream butter until soft in a blender or food processor. Add cheese and mix well. Sift flour, salt and mustard together. Crush sage. Add all ingredients. Form mixture into a dough using your hands. Roll onto a floured board until a quarter inch thick. Cut into 2 inch rectangles. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in 350F oven for 12 minutes or until brown on edges. Cool on rack. Straws are crisp and break easily.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana