Cheese Snappy Wafers

Southern Living
Cheese Snappy WafersRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Karin Olsen

Southern hostesses have long relied on cheese wafers to keep their party guests satiated.

Makes 32 wafers


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1 cup butter, cubed
2 cups all-purpose flour
8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon table salt
2 cups crisp rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies)


Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes

Preheat oven to 350°. Cut butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in cheese, red pepper, and salt. Fold in cereal. Shape into 1-inch balls, and place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten each dough ball. Bake, in batches, 15 minutes. (Refrigerate remaining baking sheet while first batch is baking.)

Created date

January 2016