Apple, Fennel, and Cheddar Cheese Straws

Apple, Fennel, and Cheddar Cheese Straws
Photo by Pernille Pedersen


  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1-½ lb. crisp apples (such as Sierra Beauty, Pippin, or Braeburn), peeled, cored, and cut into ¼-inch pieces
  • Three ½-lb. sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed (from two 1.1-lb. packages)
  • 1-½ tsp. fennel seed, coarsely crushed
  • Granulated sugar, as needed
  • Fresh lemon juice, as needed
  • Kosher salt
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 1-½ oz. finely grated sharp Cheddar (¾ cup)
    • ¾ oz. (1-½ Tbs.) unsalted butter

Melt the butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the apples and season lightly with salt. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until very tender and caramelized, 10 to 15 minutes. If there is any liquid remaining in the pan, remove the lid and allow it to evaporate. Purée the apples...

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