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Did you ever see a recipe in a magazine and think… “that looks yummy, I think I will make it?” Most of the time when I do this I have good luck and the recipe comes out just as pictured. I received the latest issue of Taste of Home recently and saw a recipe for Cheese Crispies. We had company coming for dinner in a few days and I decided I would make this appetizer. Unfortunately it didn’t come out quite as expected!Cheese Crispies

Fortunately I improvised and the end result was delicious!

Crispy Cheese Crackers

1 cup butter, softened
2 ½ cups cheddar cheese (10oz)
2 cups flour
¾ tsp salt
½ tsp cayenne pepper
2 ½ cups Rice Krispies

In a large bowel, beat the butter and cheddar cheese until blended. In another bowl combine the flour, salt and cayenne pepper. Gradually add this mixture to the butter cheese mixture. Stir in the Rice Krispies.

Divide the dough in half and shape each into a 7 inch long roll. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for an hour or overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Unwrap the logs and cut the dough into ¼ inch slices. Place one inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Removed the crackers from the pans and cook on a wire rack.

I mixed the dough but it was too dry and would not form into a log at all.Crispy Cheese Crackers So rather than try to chill this crumbly mass I had I used a scoop and scooped up dough and placed it in a greased mini muffin tin.Crispy Cheese Crackers I had enough to fill two mini muffins tins. I patted the dough into place.Crispy Cheese CrackersThen baked at 350 until they were golden, about 15-20 minutes. I let cool for a few minutes in the tin and then removed to the wire rack.Crispy Cheese Crackers

They were delicious and our company loved them!Cheese Crispies

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23 comments on “Crispy Cheese Crackers

Jennifer on April 21, 2016 11:17 pm

Wow, this sound yummy! Pinned! Thanks for sharing at My Flagstaff Home!

Jennifer

Nancy Wolff on April 22, 2016 8:17 pm

You’re welcome Jennifer!

Marla on April 22, 2016 3:36 pm

Hi Nancy,
Wow these crackers sound tasty & healthy not to mention easy to make. Thanks for sharing on Real Food Fridays. Pinned & tweeted!

Nancy Wolff on April 22, 2016 8:17 pm

Maria,
Yes, my method seemed much easier than the original directions and they are so tasty!

Ginger Wroot on April 23, 2016 5:44 pm

Isn’t that just the greatest when a “messed up” recipe is transformed into something wonderful and unexpected! These look sooo good. Pinned!
–G
http://gingerwroot.com

Courtney on April 24, 2016 4:51 pm

These look fantastic– and so easy! I love when unexpected recipe problems turn into something great! 🙂

Nancy Wolff on April 24, 2016 10:53 pm

Courtney,
I always breathe a sigh of relief when I can resurrect a failing recipe! 🙂

Kathryn @ Family Food on the Table on April 24, 2016 5:29 pm

These look so delicious! Who doesn’t want a mouthful of crispy cheese? Know my kiddos especially would love them 🙂

Nancy Wolff on April 24, 2016 10:53 pm

Kathryn,
I’ll be your kiddos would love these, my husband did!

Helen Fern on April 26, 2016 2:09 pm

Thanks for sharing on the “What’s for Dinner” link up!

Nancy Wolff on April 26, 2016 2:13 pm

Your’e welcome Helen!

Christine at Must Love Home on April 26, 2016 11:30 pm

Love it! These look yummy! What a great way to improvise…and they look awesome too! I tweeted it out and pinned also:) Thank you for sharing with us at Friday Favorites. If you get a moment, I would love for you to share this at Wonderful Wednesday at Must Love Home. Right now we have a $40 PayPal cash giveaway going on thru 4/30. Please stop by and enter! Have a great week and Hugs – Christine at Must Love Home

Nancy Wolff on April 27, 2016 1:24 am

Christine, Thanks for stopping by, just went and linked up at Wonderful Wednesday! Great giveaway!

Jess on April 27, 2016 4:21 pm

These sound so amazing!!

I would LOVE for you to share this with my Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

Nancy Wolff on April 27, 2016 8:20 pm

Jess,
Be glad to stop by and share my post!

Edye on April 28, 2016 11:06 pm

This is such a yummy looking recipe! I’ve never tried anything like this before 🙂

Blessings,
Edye | http://gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

Nancy Wolff on April 28, 2016 11:24 pm

Edye,
I really enjoyed these Crispy Cheese Crackers, impossible to eat just one!

Gloria @ Homemade & Yummy on April 29, 2016 12:35 am

Congratulations you post has been featured in this weeks Friday Favorites Linky Party!!
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Be sure to share via your social media …. and thanks for linking up!!

Nancy Wolff on April 29, 2016 12:59 am

Gloria,
Thank you so much for the feature! Thanks for hosting too!

Diane on April 30, 2016 9:42 pm

Thanks Nancy for linky up to The Gathering Spot. They look delicious!

April J Harris on May 3, 2016 11:55 am

These Crispy Cheese Crackers look amazing – and I love how you saved the recipe! In fact, I think yours look more appealing than the originals! Thank you for sharing with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop.

Nancy Wolff on May 3, 2016 2:44 pm

Thank you April, these crackers are so tasty! Plus using the mini muffin pan makes the whole process quick and easy! 🙂

Elaine on May 4, 2016 4:21 pm

What a great snack!! I love them!! Thanks for sharing on My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday!! Hope to see you again tomorrow!! Pinned!!

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