Home Made Cheese-Its Recipe

Valeree Dunbar


I found this recipe on the television show called "The Chew" and just had to try it and then share it. I love these snacks and thought why not make my own. But don't skimp on the salt because it is critical for these snacks. They turned out yummy too.

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10 Min
15 Min


8 oz
sharp shredded cheddar cheese or similar
4 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 c
4 Tbsp
ice water
1 tsp


1Place flour, cheese, butter, salt in food processor. Pulse until mixed together adding ice water as you pulse, just enough until it comes together into a quick little doughball. If the dough is too dry you may need to add a little bit more water.
Form into ball
2Let rest in refrigerator for about 20 minutes or until it firms up.
3Roll out thick. Cut with pizza cutter into squares.
Lay squares out and poke little hole in middle of each square.
4Crimp edges with fork all the way around each square
5Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Crackers
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy