Nutty Cheddar Crackers

Enjoy these nutty baked appetizers - ready in an hour.

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  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 48
 

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

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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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cracker
Calories
40
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
20mg
20%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
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 Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.