Homemade Cheese Crackers Recipe @pinch

If you like cheese straws then you'll love these homemade cheese crackers. A staple at parties in the South, these crackers are rich in cheesy goodness. Serve them as an appetizer with spreadable cheese or your favorite dip. They'll also be delicious as a savory accompaniment to a nice salad. You can use a mixer or a food processor works very well. Serve these with cream cheese or any dip.

homemade cheese crackers
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Cheese Appetizers Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 8 ounce(s) sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon(s) sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) water
Intructions :
  • Combine cheese and butter until well blended
  • Add flour, sugar, salt, and cayenne blend until well mixed
  • Add water and mix until mixture comes together and forms a dough
  • Knead dough until smooth
  • Form into a ball, divide in half, and shape each half into an 8 inch log
  • Wrap each log in plastic wrap and chill 2 hours
  • Remove dough logs from the refrigerator. Slice into 1/4 inch disks and place on 2 baking sheets that are greased
  • Poke a fork in the top a few times
  • Bake 12-14 minutes at 375 degrees until just golden on the edge.

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