Cheese Crackers Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelBetter BuyHealth IndexHealthy++
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter6 Tablespoon
 Crisp rice cereal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sharp cheddar cheese1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
 Egg1
 Hot pepper sauce1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1795 Calories from Fat 1057

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 125 g193%

Saturated Fat 73.6 g368%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 558.4 mg

Sodium 1622.9 mg67.6%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 57 g113.6%

Vitamin A 87.2% Vitamin C 13.4%

Calcium 109.1% Iron 46.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine flour and salt in large bowl.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add cereal and cheese, stirring with fork until thoroughly mixed.
Beat egg with hot pepper sauce in small bowl.
Drizzle evenly over cheese mixture and blend well.
Transfer dough to large piece of foil.
Divide dough in half and form into 2 cylinders, each about 1 1/2 inches wide.
Cover and chill at least 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Cut cylinders into 1/4-inch slices.
Arrange on baking sheet and press lightly with fingertips.
Bake until golden and crisp, about 20 to 25 minutes.
Let cool.
Store in airtight container.
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