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BBQ Cheese Crackers

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Yields

16 to 20 crackers

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cooking Time

15 Minutes

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

These are an easy game day or holiday crowd-pleasing party snack.

Serving Suggestions

These make a great party snack. Serve as a topping to a green salad or add to a cheese plate.

Recipe Notes

*Try these with any of your favorite BBQ rubs.

Ingredients

1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/4 cups (about 3 oz.) finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese



1/2 cup (1 stick) cold, unsalted butter

1 egg yolk

2 Tbsp. water

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Mayan Sea Salt

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  • Georgia Boys All-Purpose BBQ Rub

    Get the Georgia BBQ taste in any state with this all-purpose barbeque rub! Georgia Boys All-Purpose BBQ Rub is good on anything you want to 'cue. T...

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Directions

Combine flour, cheese, Mayan Sea Salt, and Georgia Boys All-Purpose BBQ Rub in a food processor and pulse until just combined. Using a cheese grater, shred stick of cold butter into flour mixture (or add butter in small pieces). Pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add egg yolk and water and pulse until mixture resembles moist crumbs. Turn loose dough out onto floured work surface and, using the heel of your hand, gently push and smear crumbs away from you until a cohesive dough starts to form. Fold the dough onto itself a couple of times, smear it again, and shape into a 1 1/4-inch diameter log. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until firm, at least 2 hours or up to overnight.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut log into coins about 1/4-inch thick and place on parchment-lined baking sheets about 1/2-inch apart. Bake for 10 to 15 min. until golden around the edges. (Some BBQ rubs have more sugar than others; keep an eye on the crackers to make sure they don’t start to burn from the sugar.) Remove and cool on baking racks. Serve once they are completely cool. Store in an airtight container.