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Nutty Cheddar Crackers

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  • 50 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 48 servings
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Enjoy these nutty baked appetizers - ready in an hour.

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup sunflower nuts
1/4
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
6
to 8 tablespoons cold water

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets with shortening or cooking spray. Place flour in medium bowl. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 2 Stir in cheese, sunflower nuts, Worcestershire sauce. Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, while tossing and mixing lightly with fork until dough is just moist enough to form a ball when lightly pressed together.
  • 3 On lightly floured work surface, roll dough with rolling pin to 1/8-inch thickness. With lightly floured 2-inch Christmas cookie cutters, cut dough into desired shapes; place 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Serve warm or cool.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets with shortening or cooking spray. Place flour in medium bowl. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 2 Stir in cheese, sunflower nuts, Worcestershire sauce. Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, while tossing and mixing lightly with fork until dough is just moist enough to form a ball when lightly pressed together.
  • 3 On lightly floured work surface, roll dough with rolling pin to 1/8-inch thickness. With lightly floured 2-inch Christmas cookie cutters, cut dough into desired shapes; place 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Serve warm or cool.

Expert Tips

It's fun to make your own better-tasting crackers. Use other kinds of chopped nuts or let the kids sprinkle the tops with chili powder for a spicier version.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cracker
Calories
40
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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