These Garlic Parmesan Cheese Straws are much lighter than your classic Italian breadstick. I love parmesan cheese so developed this recipe using similar proportions of ingredients as my grandmother's recipe that I use for my original cheddar cheese straws. An easy, cheesy breadstick recipe that kids will love. by Allison Fishman. If you’re ever at a loss of what to make for a cocktail party, cheese straws are the answer. Italy’s Parmigiano Reggiano is the original parmesan, although related versions and models can now be found from Argentina, Australia and the US. It is made from cow’s milk. They are the perfect companion for cocktails like the French 75 Cocktail, the Last Word Cocktail or simply Champagne – buttery rich and salty to balance the bubbly or sweet and boozy. Jump to Recipe. These tasty twists were really fun to make, and even better to eat. Parmesan is a straw-coloured thick cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity taste. Fresh out of the oven, the dough was flaky and the aroma from the cheese and pepper was out of this world. Author: Hilary Goldenberg Publish date: Jun 18, 2013. My parmesan cheese straws are always a huge hit with their nutty, buttery flavor and are my personal favorite. Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Makes: 12 servings Serving size: 2 straws. A cheese straws recipe is incredibly easy to make. I mean, it is still dough and covered in cheese, but not as dense as bread. It is the puff pastry that makes them so light! Parmesan Cheese Straws. by: Marissa Stevens. They are a 2017 UGA Flavor of Georgia Finalist. Parmesan Cheese Straws. The pastry dough makes it almost airy, similar to how a doughnut could be considered airy.