Tuesday, December 13, 2011

cheddar dreams

Another recipe?
Two days in a row?

Sure.  Why not?

And this recipe is pretty cool.  One of my friends makes these for her son and I really wanted to try it.
So I bullied convinced her to write it down.

a cheez-it meets a cookie.
This would be their offspring.

It's like a cookie-cracker.

Perfect for little mouths.
Tasty and you know what's in them {aka. real ingredients}...
...and what's not {aka. preservatives}.

Homemade.  There's really nothing better.
These are no exception.  They're super-tasty, quick and easy!
And made of cheese.
And this-here family loves us some cheese.

Cheddar Dreams

What you'll need:

2 cups flour
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
3/4 butter, at room temp.
1-1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
granulated sugar for sprinkling {optional}

Make it:

Preheat oven 400°.

Combine flour, paprika, salt, and cayenne pepper.

In large bowl, cream the butter.  
Beat in the dry ingredients.  
Blend in the cheddar cheese.

On a floured surface, roll out the dough to a thickness of 1/8".
With cookie cutters, cut into shapes and place 1" apart on an ungreased baking sheet.

Bake 4-6 minutes,
until lightly colored.
Sprinkle with optional sugar 
and transfer to wire racks to cool.

{You can substitute Swiss or Colby for the Cheddar -
or use onion powder in place of the cayenne pepper.}

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  1. I'm totally going to make this. I'm even going to pin this on pintrest so you'll really be famous. It looks so good and easy. I can't wait!

  2. YUM! Will be making a batch of these soon...cheese lovers live here, too. :)

    Blessings, ~Lisa


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