Sajtos stangli – Cheesy sticks

by | Nov 18, 2022 | Breads, buns & biscuits

Sajtos stangli is a popular bakery product in Hungary, which is made from a soft yeast dough rich in butter and sour cream. These cheesy sticks can also be called the “big brother” of cheese straws. For this recipe you only need a few simple ingredients that you are likely to have in your everyday fridge.

(Recipe is from Rupáner-konyha)

Sajtos stangli - Cheesy sticks
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