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Homemade Cheese Crackers

Homemade Cheese Crackers

Homemade Cheese Crackers

Delicious homemade cheese crackers. 

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Total Time: 9 Hours, 40 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 100 small crackers

Ingredients

  • 1-½ c. all-purpose flour
  • 1-¼ tsp. Onion Salt
  • ½ tsp. Chili Powder
  • 2 c. (8 ounces) finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • ½ c. butter, softened (no substitutions)
  • ½ c. raw pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds), chopped, OR sun flower seed kernals

Directions

  1. Mix flour, onion salt and chili powder in a mixer bowl. Add butter and cheese and mix with an electric mixer until it forms a ball. Add pepitas; kneading on lightly floured counter if necessary to form a ball.
  2. Divide dough in half. Form each half into an 8-inch log; refrigerate a minimum of 8 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  4. Slice dough into generous 1/8-inch slices and place on ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 14 to 18 minutes, or until brown on bottoms. Remove from baking sheet immediately; cool on wire racks. Crackers will crisp as they cool.

Tips

Dough may be made ahead and frozen, if desired.