Homemade Cheese Crackers

1
Kathy Williams

By
@KMW2013

Made these for family movie night.

Rating:

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Serves:
15 dozen crackers
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1
    8-oz block extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    toasted coriander
  • 1/2 tsp
    toasted ground fennel seeds
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    ice water

How to Make Homemade Cheese Crackers

Step-by-Step

  1. Note: I toast and grind my fennel seeds. I just put them in a non stick pan and toast til lightly brown and fragrant. Then I ground them into a powder. I store it in a extra spice bottle.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix butter cheddar, salt, cayenne pepper, coriander and fennel, until soft and well incorporated.
  3. Add flour and mix on low speed; the dough will be dry and pebbly. Slowly add the water and continue to mix and the dough comes together into a mass.
    Pat dough into a disk, wrap tightly with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven 375 F and line baking 2 sheets with parchment paper. Divide the dough into two pieces. Roll each into a very thin (1/8 Inch or less) 10x12 inch retangle. Using a pizza cutter or a fluted pastry cutter, cut the rectangle into 1 inch squares, then transfer unto baking sheet. Punch a hole in the center of each square. I used the end of a beater of a hand mixture. A chop stick works well too.
  5. Bake for 17 minutes or until puffed and browning at the edges. Watch carefully. Move the crackers to racks to cool. Store into a air tight container.

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About Homemade Cheese Crackers

Course/Dish: Crackers
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #cheese



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