Cheese Pennies

These flavorful, round cheese bites are a zesty baked snack that you’ll want to pop down one after another.

Original recipe makes 30 pennies


1 cup butter, melted
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 (16 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese
1 (1 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    25 mins


    1 hr 35 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, knead together butter, all-purpose flour, Cheddar cheese and dry onion soup mix. Divide into two equal portions. Form each portion into a log shape. Wrap with wax paper. Chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator, until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Cut the log shapes into slices approximately 1/4 inch thick.
  4. Arrange slices in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.


Calories: 442 kcal
Carbohydrates: 21.4 g
Cholesterol: 96 mg
Fat: 33.6 g
Fiber: 0.8 g
Protein: 14.1 g
Sodium: 657 mg