Cheddar Pennies

Stephanie Corbitt


I love this snack. And if a lunkhead like me can make this - anyone can!!

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A whole group!
15 Min
15 Min


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1/2 lb
sharp cheddar cheese (i've cheated and used the already shredded stuff)
1 stick
softened butter
3 dash(es)
hot red pepper sauce
1/4 tsp
1 tsp
fresh dill or rosemary
1 c
unbleached all purpose flour

How to Make Cheddar Pennies


  • 1Shred cheese with hand grater, then chop with knife. Really pulverize it!
  • 2Beat together butter, cheese, pepper sauce and seasoning on high speed until creamy.
    Lower the speed.
    Mix in flour, 1/3 cup at a time.
    It will be soft.
  • 3Transfer dough to wax paper.
    Shape it into 2 logs about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
    Refrigerate till firm -- about 2 hours.
  • 4Preheat oven to 325°.
    Line baking sheet with parchment or spray with non-stick spray.
    Cut logs into 1/4 inch slices
    Bake until slightly brown and almost crisp -- about 15 minutes

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About Cheddar Pennies

Course/Dish: Crackers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #cheese

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