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Homemade cheese crackers

I haven’t posted a recipe in a while, so I thought I’d share this with you. While I was cleaning out my refrigerator the other day, I saw some smoked gouda left over from last month’s party.  I was getting ready to throw it away but I checked it out and smelled it.  It was still ok.  So I decided to use the pie crust in my freezer (God knows how long it’s been there!) and experiment with the cheese.  I got lucky with this one!

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Ingredients:  1 box Pie crust dough (2 crusts) and 2 tbsp finely shredded cheese (I used smoked gouda).  Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.  Use a standard cookie sheet to bake with.  Spray it with butter flavored cooking spray (or you can use parchment paper to line it with).

Cheese crackers   - Copyright Christine SternfelsCheese crackers3   - Copyright Christine SternfelsUnroll the pie crust dough and lay it on a flat surface.  Using a pizza cutter, I sliced it in 1.5 X 3.5 strips.  Carefully place the cut pieces on the cookie sheet,  it’s ok if the sides touch.  Sprinkle the cheese then place it in the oven.  Bake on the bottom rack for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Take it out of the oven when done and transfer the strips onto a wire cooling rack.  If you want to try it while it’s warm (which is what I did cause I couldn’t wait and it just smelled so good), just make sure to give it at least a couple of minutes to cool down.

Enjoy!  I was thinking next time, I should try sprinkling cinnamon and sugar!

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4 responses

  1. Natasha Metzler

    These look delish!

    March 28, 2013 at 5:55 am

  2. These look wonderful Christine!

    March 30, 2013 at 7:48 am

  3. It looks simple to make and very yummy! great combination;)

    April 1, 2013 at 2:46 am

  4. Again, lovely cheese crackers! Christine, I am passing along to you another award! It is “The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award!” Here is the link to my post:

    http://salmonfishingqueen.wordpress.com/2013/04/01/many-thanks-to-you/

    Hugs and congratulations! Well deserved! – B

    April 1, 2013 at 6:45 am

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