Easy Cheesy Crackers

Easy Cheesy Crackers

If you need a fast appetizer for a party, Easy Cheesy Crackers are it. Well, not as fast as out of a box, but homemade is always fun isn’t it? It took me a little over an hour to get these out of the oven! Beware – they go fast. The dough can be made the day before. Let the dough sit out about 30 minutes before rolling. Serve them hot – with creamy lime cilantro dip! That must be a craving, it’s on my mind.

Easy Cheesy Crackers

Ingredients – Preheat oven to 350 degrees

3 cups of smoky cheddar cheese (or a good white cheddar is delicious!)1 cup parmesan/romano cheese1 stick butter – softened (unsalted or salted your choice)1 1/3 c. unbleached white flour1 TBSP thyme1 tsp. ground pepper1 tsp. cayenne pepper(any spice combination would work – I didn’t add salt as the cheese had enough for us)2-3 TBSP water

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Add cheese and butter to a food processor – blend just a bit until crumbly. Next add your spices and flour, again just pulse until crumbly. See the video below on how the food processor is a master for this task!

Quick Cuisinart Crackers

The video is a great help in seeing the dough consistency. It should form a ball easily when squeezed, and roll out nicely – not too sticky or dry. Roll into circle about 1/8″-1/4″. We used mini Christmas cookie cutters and they were the perfect party size!

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Bake for about 10-12 minutes. Keep an eye on them as the thickness of the cracker can determine the time baked. Easy Cheesy Crackers – spicy and delicious. They are gone in a flash so doubling the recipe is a good idea. Enjoy!

Homemade Cheese Crackers

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8 thoughts on “Easy Cheesy Crackers”

  1. We love cheese crackers and these look delicious! I like the idea of using different cookie cutters to match the occasion for when these are to be served. Thank you!

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    • These are simple and fun when you use the mini Christmas cutters. Homemade crackers are always a hit. People don’t think of making crackers but they are so easy.

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    • Hi Bonnie! I need to get on coming up with one to share! It’s what I wanted to dip them in when I tasted one! It’s a weird craving hahah! Thanks for visiting. 😀

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    • Hi Judith! So, if you have a cookie paddle for your mixer, use that to make the dough. You can even use a hand mixer. The key is not over mixing the dough once the water is added or you’ll have rubbery crackers.

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