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"The surprising crunch of these fun snacks makes them great for parties or anytime of day," assures Janelle Lee of Appleton, Wisconsin, who shares this simple, late-night recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 302 calories, 21g fat (13g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 430mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream the butter until fluffy. Slowly mix in the flour, salt and cayenne pepper. Stir in cheese and cereal. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 15-17 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 32 servings.
Originally published as Cheese Crisps in Taste of Home December/January 1995, p64


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Swansong3 User ID: 7957887 257852
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2016

"These turned out perfectly. I made exactly as directed, but think they could use a little more cayenne. I rolled them in balls and then flattened them with a fork - first oneway and then cross wise. They look better than balls and cook in about 14 minutes."

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Shirley1956 User ID: 7918296 1367
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2014

"These are yummy and addicting but NOT if you don't like that little kick of cayenne. Without the cayenne I think they would be too bland. I absolutely love them and mostly everyone I make them for does as well. So easy to make."

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 768
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2012

"I got mixed reviews on these. Personally, I thought they were almost addicting. I loved the little crunch."

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patriroqt User ID: 5833626 1366
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2011

"i think i did something wrong because it was hard to get this to stick together and it was crumbly. however, after cooking, it stuck together really well and was very delicious. i would definitely make this again!"

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maggieaw User ID: 4163584 1140
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2010

"People always gobble these up when I baked them. I see them try them not really knowing what they are and come back for a couple more! I like to make them up and freeze the balls before baking, then when we want something savory, its as quick as heating up the oven to have nibbles! GREAT STUFF"

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