Cheese Crackers

A light, crunchy, and savory snack cracker that has a bit of a kick. Easy recipe with minimal ingredients. Add 4 tablespoons sesame seeds to batter before kneading for a tasty option. Also a fun recipe for kids to help with.

Original recipe makes 150 crackers


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 pinch salt
1 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
1 pound Cheddar cheese, grated and room temperature
1 cup unsalted butter, melted
2 cups crispy rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies®)

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    30 mins


    45 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Combine flour, salt, and red pepper flakes in large bowl; add Cheddar cheese. Toss until cheese is coated. Pour in melted butter; stir until mixture is moist and crumbly. Add rice cereal and knead by hand until dough is well blended.
  3. Roll dough into small 1/2-inch balls; arrange on a baking sheet. Flatten each ball with a fork.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until light and crispy, about 30 minutes.


Calories: 31 kcal
Carbohydrates: 1.7 g
Cholesterol: 6 mg
Fat: 2.3 g
Fiber: 0.1 g
Protein: 1 g
Sodium: 24 mg