Homemade Cheese Crackers

Preparation15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 Tablespoons cold butter, cut in to small pieces
  • 8 ounces of grated cheese, I used mild cheddar and Romano
  • Water


  1. Pulse flour, salt, pepper and baking powder in a food processor to combine.
  2. Add butter and cheese and pulse until mixture looks like coarse cornmeal.
  3. Add water, 1 Tablespoon at a time, just until a dough forms.
  4. Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate for a few hours.
  5. Unwrap dough and roll out very thin, about 1/8 inch.
  6. Cut dough in to squares or desired shapes and place shapes on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 13-18 minutes or until golden and crisp.