Italian Straws

Published April 1, 2005.

Why this recipe works:

Crispy straws at any gourmet store can be pricey. We wanted a recipe for crispy straws that would be simple and easy to make at home. We used store bought puff pastry dough to create twisty, crispy straws. In this recipe we sprinkled them with minced sun-dried tomatoes, capers, garlic, and… read more

Crispy straws at any gourmet store can be pricey. We wanted a recipe for crispy straws that would be simple and easy to make at home. We used store bought puff pastry dough to create twisty, crispy straws. In this recipe we sprinkled them with minced sun-dried tomatoes, capers, garlic, and basil to create Italian Straws.

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Makes 14 straws

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry, sold in the supermarket freezer case, works well with this recipe. Thaw the puff pastry on the counter as you preheat the oven and prepare the rest of the ingredients. This recipe requires parchment paper, available next to the plastic wrap in the market. Completely cooled straws can be stored in an air-tight container at room temperature for up to 3 days--but they won't last long.

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