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Yummy Cheese Crackers

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Yummy Cheese Cracker Recipe

Nothing can beat that stubborn craving you might have in the middle of the day and the night. Snacks are the best things to have with you all the time. And when your love for cheese meets the mini handful of crispy crackers, everything seems perfect.

The crispy butter cracker with the sharp salty and cheesy flavor will melt your heart right away. These are perfect comfort food, and once you start eating them, there is no going back.

Serving Cheese Crackers as Appetizers

Cheese crackers make for a delightful and versatile appetizer, perfect for any gathering. Their light, crispy texture and rich, cheesy flavor make them a hit with guests of all ages. You can serve them as is, or take things up a notch by pairing them with a variety of dips and spreads. Consider a classic hummus or a tangy salsa for a burst of flavor, or even a creamy guacamole for a rich complement to the crackers’ crunch. For a more sophisticated touch, try serving the crackers with a selection of fine cheeses and cured meats to create a mini charcuterie board.

In addition to dips and spreads, these cheese crackers can also be used as a base for canapés. Top them with a slice of cucumber, a dollop of cream cheese, and a sprig of dill for a refreshing bite. Or, for a heartier option, consider a slice of smoked salmon with a squeeze of lemon. The possibilities are endless when it comes to serving cheese crackers as appetizers. Their universal appeal and the ease with which they can be paired with other ingredients make them a must-have at your next party or get-together.

Pairing Suggestions for Cheese Crackers

Did you make the crackers first, then wonder what would be the best meal to eat as the main course?  If so, then here are five meal suggestions that would pair well with cheese crackers as an appetizer:

  1. Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad: The light and tangy flavors of a Caesar salad with grilled chicken would complement the rich, cheesy taste of the crackers.
  2. Pasta Primavera: A pasta dish loaded with fresh vegetables and a light sauce would balance out the richness of the cheese crackers.
  3. Baked Salmon with Lemon and Dill: The fresh, citrusy flavors of this dish would provide a nice contrast to the savory cheese crackers.
  4. Vegetable Stir-Fry with Tofu: A flavorful stir-fry with a variety of vegetables and tofu would pair well with the simple, cheesy flavor of the crackers.
  5. Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Sandwich: The cheese crackers could serve as a crunchy accompaniment to this comforting, classic meal.

Remember, the key is to balance out the flavors. Since the cheese crackers are quite rich and savory, they would pair well with lighter, fresher main dishes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some questions that aspiring home cooks have asked about making these crackers at home:

What are some variations of this cheese cracker recipe?

This recipe is versatile and allows for various modifications. You can experiment with different types of cheese, add herbs or spices, or use different types of flour.

What are some serving suggestions for these cheese crackers?

These cheese crackers can be served with a variety of dips, cheeses, or toppings. They also make a great addition to a cheese and charcuterie board.

How can I store these cheese crackers and how long will they last?

Store the cheese crackers in an airtight container at room temperature. They will last for about a week.

Can I make these cheese crackers gluten-free or vegan?

Yes, you can modify the recipe to make it gluten-free or vegan. Use gluten-free flour for a gluten-free version, and use vegan cheese and butter substitutes for a vegan version.

What are some common mistakes to avoid when making these cheese crackers?

Ensure to roll the dough evenly to avoid uneven baking. Also, remember to cool the crackers completely after baking to ensure they crisp up properly.

Remember, practice makes perfect. Don’t get discouraged if your first batch isn’t exactly as you imagined, cooking is a skill that develops over time! Now get your food processor out and let’s get cooking!

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Yummy Cheese Crackers

  • Author: Cher
  • Total Time: 1 hr. and 16 mins
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x


Crispy, crunchy, and cheesy homemade cheese crackers are a perfect snack for every occasion. Whether it is game night, or a simple great together, serve these crackers, and people just won’t stop eating them. Above all, the ingredients are simple, and these crackers are super easy to make.


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1/2 cup all-purpose flour

3/4 tsp corn starch

3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese

1 tbsp water

3 tbsp butter

1/2 tsp sea salt


  1. In a food processor add cheese, cornstarch, flour, salt, and process at low speed until everything is combined for 30 seconds.
  2. Add butter and process for 20 seconds.
  3. Add water and give ten pulses.
  4. Prepare a work station by flouring it lightly. Transfer the dough from the mixer bowl to the work station. Knead a bit and shape it into a square block of about 6 inches.
  5. Wrap the dough in clingfilm and refrigerate for 40 to 45 minutes.
  6. Take the dough out of the refrigerator and unwrap it.
  7. With the help of a rolling pin roll out the dough into a 9 inches sheet.
  8. Trim the edges to get an edged rectangle.
  9. Cut the sheet to get one by 1 inch of squares by cutting nine strips horizontally and vertically.
  10. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and place the squares on it at least ½ an inch apart.
  11. Poke four holes on the squares with a toothpick, and sprinkle a little sea salt.
  12. Place the baking tray in a preheated oven at 350-degree F for 18-20 minutes.
  13. Once they get a golden color, remove the baking tray and let them cool.

For serving:

Serve the cheese crackers once they are cooled. You can serve these with a dipping sauce of your choice. Furthermore, you can also top these up with cream cheese, diced tomatoes, etc.


You can store these rice crackers in an airtight jar for as long as a week. Make sure they are stored in an airtight jar; otherwise, they will get soggy.

If you want to add some heat to these crackers, sprinkle paprika on top.

  • Prep Time: 1 hr.
  • Cook Time: 16 mins

Serve them with dipping sauces, guacamole or eat them straight out of the jar. These cheese crackers are a perfect snack for any time.

Moreover, is it equally famous among kids, and if you have a toddler, make sure to make as many jars as you can because they will love nibbling on these crackers.

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