Feb 9, 2013

Cheese Crackers

Cheese Crackers - A delicious snack, made of grated cheese, flour, butter and spices !!

Makes: 30 crackers


200 ml / 1 cup flour (all purpose flour / maida) Indian standard measuring cup of 200 ml / 8 oz capacity

 ¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper powder

¼ teaspoon red chilli powder

2 cheese cube, grated

45 g cold butter

Ice cold water to mix the dough (2 tablespoon )

1 teaspoon oil (to grease baking tray)


Grease a baking dish with 1 teaspoon  oil.

Sieve twice flour, salt, red chilli powder and pepper powder  (if you need plain cracker, avoid red chilli powder and pepper powder). Rub in butter, mix grated cheese  and mix until it form  like soft breadcrumbs.  Gently mix with fingertips. Do not give more pressure.  Later sprinkle 2 tablespoon water and knead into a soft dough.

Cover and keep in the refrigerator for one hour.

Roll the dough into  1/8 – inch thickness rectangle (slightly thicker than normal roti / chapatti). Cut into desired shape and size or use biscuit / cookie cutter and make different shape.

Arrange these  crackers in a greased baking tray.

Preheat oven (OTG) at 200 * C or 400* F (moderately hot) and bake for 15 - 20 minutes (2 batches - depending upon the size of the baking tray) or until crisp and golden color. Serve as a snack.

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