Cheese Cookies

"I can't remember where I got this recipe but it is very good. Handy to have them in the freezer The touch of cayenne with the cheddar gives a nice zip. You can, of course, also serve them right out of the oven after they rest for 10 minutes"
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Ready In:
48 cookies




  • Mix cheese and the butter, then, with your hands mix all the remaining ingredients until fairly uniformly mixed Roll into walnut sized balls, flatten each a little and place on a lightly greased baking sheet Bake at 350F for 15 minutes.
  • Cool on racks.
  • Store in fridge or freeze.
  • reheat in 400F for 5-7 minutes.
  • If frozen defrost in fridge before reheating.

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  1. I make these cheese cookies or "cheese krispies" as I call them at least twice a year. When the United Methodist Women meet at my house in March for a meeting and then again during the holidays. My family just loves them and they are just so easy to put together. They are always the right cheesy cookie to serve with sweets and other party goodies.BCD
  2. I think I "mushed" these too much, but they still came out very tasty. I didn't have cayenne, so I used chili powder, sparingly. Next time I make these, i think I will not grind in the krispies as ruthlessly as I did this time. And I may add some chopped jalapeno pepper and/or some swiss cheese. Like I said, I don't know if these were done to right consistency, but they were certainly tasty. And easy, easy, easy to make.
  3. good cheesey taste-easy to make worth the effort
  4. These need to come with a warning label: WARNING! VERY ADDICTIVE! Wonderful little morsels, you can adjust the "zip" to your taste- thanks for posting this recipe- betcha you can't eat just one! :)
  5. I've made these for years and, yes, they are super! They keep very well in an airtight container or ziplock as well -- just be warned that, the longer they sit, the spicier they get!!!!


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