Cheddar Cheese Snaps

Cheddar Cheese Snaps

These crispy Cheddar crackers look just like store bought but with a fresh homemade taste.

30 min. prep time
10 1/2 dozen crackers
111 Rating


2 cups (8 ounces) finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon ice water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper


Combine all ingredients in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Pulse until smooth and well mixed.

Divide dough in half. Shape each half into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap each in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

Roll out dough, one ball at a time, (keeping remaining dough refrigerated) on lightly floured surface to 9x7-inch rectangle, about 1/4-inch thick.  Cut dough into 1-inch squares with fluted pastry cutter. Place squares, 1/2 inch apart, onto ungreased baking sheet.

Punch hole in center of each cracker, using standard drinking straw. Place baking sheet into refrigerator 10 minutes to chill dough.

Heat oven to 350°F.

Bake 12-15 minutes or until crackers are light golden brown around edges. Immediately loosen crackers from pan. Cool completely on pan.

Recipe Tip

- This recipe is very easy to mix into a smooth dough when using a food processor. If you do not have a food processor, use a hand mixer or mix dough by hand.

- If you don’t have a fluted pastry cutter, crackers can be cut with pizza cutter or knife.

Nutrition Facts (1 cracker)

Calories: 15

Fat: 1.5g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 25mg

Carbohydrates: 1g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #15943©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Way too much butter. I would half that amount. The taste is over the top of "butter" . Just thinking of it. Butter grease everywhere.
Test Kitchen Comment


A few days ago we re-tested this recipe to confirm the recipe is correct and accurate. No problems. The recipe worked fine and did not have too much butter in it.
Posted February 04, 2014

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