Baked Cheese Crackers {Simple Homemade Crackers}

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Baked Cheese Crackers are simple homemade crackers. Based on a cheese straws recipe, these cheese crackers really are flavorful. These cheese snacks are so simple to make!


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Cheese straws recipe

Do you know what a cheese straws recipe is? I first had some homemade cheese straws at a baby shower. These long crackers were actually very good. I knew I had to have the cheese straw recipe after having a bite.

What is a cheese straw? Well it is a long cheese cracker type of snack. Cheese straws recipes is more popular in the South.


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Cheese crackers

I am a fan of cheese crackers. I had some cheddar from Cabot Cheese I decided to take that cheese straw recipe and turn them into homemade crackers. Baked Cheese Crackers and wine? Of course! It sounds like a winning combination.


Cheese snacks

Cheese crackers and wine? Yes, I thought these cheese snacks would be perfect to make for a wine tasting party. Cheese and wine go well together so why not make easy, homemade cheese snacks! Its perfect combination.


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Homemade crackers

By changing the cheese straw recipe to homemade crackers, made more sense to me for a wine and cheese pairing. Plus, homemade crackers are good for eating on the go. Sure a store bought crackers are fine, but there is something special about homemade crackers!


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Baked Cheese Crackers Recipe
Yield: 8 servings

Baked Cheese Crackers Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Baked Cheese Crackers are simple homemade crackers. Based on a cheese straws recipe, these cheese snacks really are flavorful and simple to make!


  • 2 cups shredded Cabot sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder


  1. Mix all ingredients together with your hand, no mixer.
  2. Form the dough into a long roll logs.
  3. Wrap the logs in plastic wrap and let sit in the fridge for at least 1 hour. This helps make sit up and the flavors blend together.
  4. After an hour, unwrap and cut into 1/4 inch slices.
  5. Bake at 400°F 15-20 minutes until set.
  6. Let them cool then ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 407Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 87mgSodium: 460mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 16g

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