Krispie Cheese Wafers Recipe

This rich, crispy snack reminds us that rice cereal isn't just for breakfast. It adds a crunchy texture to this familiar cheese straw treat.

Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
Yield:
6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 4 cups freshly grated sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Beat cheese, flour, butter, salt, and ground red pepper at medium speed with an electric mixer 30 to 60 seconds or until mixture forms a ball. Gently stir in cereal.

  2. Shape into 1-inch balls, and place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten each dough ball with a fork dipped in flour.

  3. Bake, in batches, 25 to 28 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer wafers to wire racks, and cool completely.

    Crispy Cheese Wafers
    This rich, crispy snack reminds us that rice cereal isn't just for breakfast. It adds a crunchy texture to this familiar cheese straw treat.
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