Cheddar Pennies

Stephanie Corbitt


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

A whole group!
15 Min
15 Min


  • 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


  1. Shred cheese with hand grater, then chop with knife. Really pulverize it!
  2. Beat 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.
  3. Transfer dough to wax paper.
    Shape it into 2 logs about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
    Refrigerate till firm -- about 2 hours.
  4. Preheat 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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