Cheese Wafers

These are savory crackers that are a real hit with all especially at Christmas.

Original recipe makes 80 to 150 very thin wafers


1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 pound shredded Cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
1 dash hot pepper sauce
3/4 cup chopped pecans

  • PREP

    8 hrs 5 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    8 hrs 25 mins


  1. In a medium size mixing bowl, blend together butter or margarine and flour. Mix in the Cheddar cheese, salt, red pepper, hot pepper sauce, and pecans. Form the dough into a roll, wrap in parchment paper, and refrigerate over night.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Slice dough into very thin wafers. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until crisp.


Calories: 74 kcal
Carbohydrates: 3.9 g
Cholesterol: 12 mg
Fat: 5.7 g
Fiber: 0.3 g
Protein: 2.1 g
Sodium: 110 mg