Bacon and mature cheddar straws

Bacon and mature cheddar straws

Preparation time

less than 30 mins

Cooking time

10 to 30 mins


Makes 14

These are in my top ten all-time favourite recipes and are easy to make. For a little extra spice, sprinkle on some paprika or cayenne.

By Lorraine Pascale
From Home Cooking Made Easy


  • 1 x 375g/13oz puff pastry
  • plain flour, for dusting
  • 1 tbsp English mustard
  • 100g/3½oz mature cheddar, grated
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 14 slices good-quality streaky bacon
  • 1 free-range egg, lightly beaten