Cheesy Chive Crisps
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min./batch
Makesabout 9 dozen
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup minced chives
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- Dash garlic salt
- 2 cups crisp rice cereal
- In a large bowl, cream butter and cheese until light and fluffy. Beat in the flour, chives, salt, pepper sauce and garlic salt. Stir in cereal. Shape into four 6-1/2x1-1/2-in. logs. Wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
- Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until edges are crisp and lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 73 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 106mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Sep 21, 2012
I really liked these but it has a very strong cheddar flavor....too much for my family. I will try using mild cheddar next time.
Jul 14, 2009
These are really good, but an extremely intense flavor. I also froze a few of the logs and baked them later, and they still came out as good as the 1st time.
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