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Herbed Cheese Crackers

A homeless puppy spreads the true meaning of Christmas in a small town. Cuddle with your children while reading Nicholas Edwards's tale Santa Paws. These bone-shaped crackers are a fantastic treat to go with this book.—
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch
  • Makes
    about 3 dozen


  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • Place the first six ingredients in a food processor; cover and pulse to blend. Add butter; cover and pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. While processing, gradually add water just until moist crumbs form.
  • Shape dough into a disk; wrap in plastic and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-in. cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned (crackers should be crisp). Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
3 crackers: 139 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 239mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.
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