Spicy puff pastry straws

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Spicy Puff Pastry Straws
Spicy Puff Pastry Straws
  • Serves: 8

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

These irresistible nibbles are perfect party food. They only take 30 mins to make and you can freeze them to get ahead. Bonus!


  • 150g (5oz) ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • tsp hot smoked, or plain, paprika (pimenton)
  • tsp ground cumin
  • 2tbsp grated fresh Parmesan

If you're using frozen puff pastry, allow it to thaw out evenly in the fridge for around 6 hrs.


  1. Preheat oven to 200C (180C fan oven, 400F, gas mark 6).
  2. Roll pastry into a rectangle (approx 41cm x 26cm/16in x 10in). Brush with a little egg and sprinkle spices and Parmesan evenly over the surface.
  3. Fold pastry in half towards you, press lightly with the rolling pin and trim edges. Brush with the remaining egg, cut into straws (1cm/ in thick). Pick up each straw and twist in opposite directions.
  4. Bake on a greased baking sheet for 12-15 mins until golden brown, then cool on a wire rack.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 95(kcal)
  • Fat 7.0g
  • Saturates 1.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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