Cayenne Cheese Crackers

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

My family loves these more than Cheez-its. I like to make them as snacks. Make sure you refrigerate them overnight, or the crisp just won't be there. Extra sharp cheddar is a must! Silpat mats come in handy for these.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven 350.
  2. Cream all ingredients together except for the flour and kosher salt.
  3. Add flour gradually and mix throuroughly.
  4. Pack dough tightly into ball.
  5. Divide ball into 3 equal parts.
  6. Roll each into log shape 1 1/4 inches in diameter.
  7. Wrap each log in waxed paper.
  8. Refridgerate overnight (at least 8 hours).
  9. Slice logs into very thin wafers. (The thinner, the crispier).
  10. Sprinkle with kosher salt.
  11. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet approximately 12 minutes (until golden).


Most Helpful

man these were good, great to snack on and would probably be good with soup or a light dip!

Mrs. Ambrosia March 03, 2010

Wow! I rolled these into 1 inch logs and put them in the fridge to firm up. I then sliced them and put them in the oven. Yummy!

salsarita November 29, 2009

These are great! If I did not know any better I would have thought these were cheese-its. Used the 1/4 tsp of the Cayenne Pepper and it is that perfect mysterious kick that cheese its have. Recipe is a keeper! I had another recipe (Almost Identical) But it stated to use 1/2 c softened butter (-not- melted) So I used the 1/2 c and the dough formed real nice after cutting in the butter and mixing in the cheese. Froze my dough for about 2 hours and it slices very nice with a straight edged knife. Yummy! Thanks for sharing!

sandesnow August 11, 2009

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