Cheese Straws

1/2 cup Softened Butter
2 cups Grated Cheddar Cheese
1-1/4 cups Flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Dry Mustard
1/2 tsp Sage

*** 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.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana