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Blue Cheese Cocktail Crackers

Karen Steffens

Yield Makes about 4 dozen crackers
These savory little bites are great to serve with drinks. They're also a tasty snack for game day. Prep and Cook Time: about 35 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal, such as Rice Krispies
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 80
  • caloriesfromfat 66 %
  • protein 1.7 g
  • fat 5.9 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • sodium 116 mg
  • cholesterol 16 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. With a mixer on medium speed, cream together cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Add cayenne, blue cheese, flour, rice cereal, and bacon (if using) and beat on medium-low speed until well blended. The dough will be stiff.

  2. Roll 1-tablespoon portions into balls and place slightly apart on baking sheets. Flatten each ball with a fork.

  3. Bake until crackers are golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes.