Cheese Crackers

These little crackers are great for the lunchbox, but you can also make them into holiday shapes, sticks or twists for holiday entertaining.

I found these on Minced, you can visit that site for the complete recipe.  Please do visit that website for detailed instructions and to see the beautiful pictures.  Her pictures are much nicer and more elegant than mine (I barely know how to use my camera).

Basically you place the following ingredients in a food processor and pulse until the dough forms, keep it going, it will come together.

1/2 lb grated extra sharp cheddar cheese
1 stick (1/2 cup) cold unsalted butter, cut into thin slices
1 cup all purpose flour, more for dusting
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Cayenne pepper (optional – to taste)

Preheat oven to 350F. Once you have the dough roll it out and cutout and shape as desired.


Bake for about 10 minutes, just until puffed and slightly golden at edges.

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6 comments on “Cheese Crackers

  1. Eric says:

    Evie they look really good. Wish I was there to have some.

  2. I would have a hard time stopping with one of these! Or two… 🙂

  3. Minced says:

    I love the crackers that you made! Those hippos are adorable.

  4. Karen says:

    Your little crackers are so cute. I think they will be perfect for a New Year’s celebration. I hope you have had a lovely Christmas day.

  5. These are so whimsical- Nicely done! Hope you have a great new year!

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