Cheese Crackers

Make the dough for these cheesy, savory appetizer crisps as much as three days before baking. Serve them fresh from the oven.

Cheese Crackers
YIELD
about 4-1/2 dozen crackers
PREP TIME
30 mins
by 1  person
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Appetizers, Rice
Ingredients
  • 8   ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)
  • 1/2  cup butter
  • 1 1/2  cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 - 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground red pepper
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Directions
1. 
In a large mixing bowl combine shredded cheese and butter; bring to room temperature (about 1 hour). Beat with an electric mixer until well combined. Stir in flour, salt, and red pepper. Divide the dough in half. Shape dough into two 7-inch logs. Wrap and chill logs for at least 1 hour.
2. 
Preheat oven to 350 degree F. With a knife or a crinkle cutter, slice the cheese logs into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Place slices on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 15 minutes. Store in an airtight container up to 3 days. Makes about 4-1/2 dozen crackers.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Prepare cheese logs; cover and chill until just before serving time or up to 3 days. Slice and bake as directed.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 44, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 9, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 3, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (RE) 31, sodium (mg) 56, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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