Crispy Cheddar Bites
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Our favorite go-to snack is cheesy, easy, and has just enough crisp to satisfy. That's right! Our Crispy Cheddar Bites mix up with your favorite cheddar cheese, some crispy rice cereal, and a secret ingredient that gives it just enough pep. They bake up in less than 15 minutes, and you can keep them for a few weeks. They're an anytime snack, that's also perfect when you're on-the-go!
What You'll Need
- 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, slightly packed
- 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup crispy rice cereal
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
What to Do
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat 2 rimmed baking sheets with cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; mix with a wooden spoon until thoroughly mixed. Form mixture into 1-inch balls and place on baking sheets. Flatten slightly using the palm of your hand or the bottom of a drinking glass.
- Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden around the edges. Serve warm or at room temperature. Store in an air tight container for up to a couple of weeks.
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Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 20
- Calories 91
- Calories from Fat 59
- Total Fat 6.5g 10 %
- Saturated Fat 4.1g 21 %
- Trans Fat 0.2g 0 %
- Protein 2.2g 4 %
- Cholesterol 18mg 6 %
- Sodium 115mg 5 %
- Total Carbohydrates 6.1g 2 %
- Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1 %
- Sugars 0.2g 0 %
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