cheese krispies

★★★★☆ 7 Reviews
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By Lucy Tartan
from omaha, NE

These are very similar to the cheese biscuits that a dear friend used to always make for parties. Delicious. Adjust the heat to your liking.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Oh wow... these are addictive. They are buttery and crunchy with the texture of a crisp cookie. The crisped rice cereal adds the crunch. Savory from the cheese with a slight kick of red pepper, these will be great for just about any occasion. Easy to make with simple ingredients, we promise you won't be able to eat just one. If you're sensitive to spice, cut back on the red pepper. They do have a slight kick.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 7 Reviews
method Bake

Ingredients For cheese krispies

  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3 c
    finely grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    crispy rice cereal

How To Make cheese krispies

  • Cayenne and salt added to flour.
    1
    Add the cayenne pepper and salt to the sifted flour.
  • Cutting in butter.
    2
    Cut the butter into the flour mix.
  • Working the mixture by hand.
    3
    Work the mixture between your fingers to produce a cornmeal-like consistency.
  • Adding cheese and rice cereal.
    4
    Add the cheese and crispy rice cereal.
  • Continuing to work mixture by hand.
    5
    Continue to combine with your fingers. The more you mix, the more butter-like the dough will become and will better hold the crispies together.
  • Rolling mixture into a ball.
    6
    Roll the dough into 1 inch balls, working in your hands to press the balls together.
  • Balls placed on a cookie sheet.
    7
    Place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Using a glass to flatten the balls.
    8
    Press the balls flat with a fork or the bottom of a flour covered glass.
  • Baking the crisps in the oven.
    9
    Bake in a preheat oven at 350 for 15 minutes or until golden.
  • Krispies completely cooled on a rack.
    10
    Allow to completely cool.
  • Cheese krispies in an air-tight container.
    11
    Store in an airtight container.
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