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Have you ever wanted to make your own Cheez-it crackers? It seems like it would be very hard and time consuming.
However that's not true, they can be made very easily and with as few as 3 ingredients.

These wonderfully delicious crackers can also be made Gluten free by substituting gluten free flour for the all-purpose flour and they taste just as good, if not better. They are much healthier than real Cheez-it crackers. You will love these!

Step 1: Ingredients

You only need four ingredients:
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cubed butter
2-3 tablespoons water

Optional:
1 teaspoon Salt

Preheat oven to 375 degrees fahrenheit.
Grease a large cookie sheet.

Step 2: Add Ingredients to Food Processor

The first thing you'll do is add all the ingredients, except for the water, to the food processor.
You'll now pulse it until it resembles a crumbly mixture.

Step 3: Adding Water

You're going to want to transfer the mixture to a bowl. Add the water 1 tablespoon at a time, while making it into a ball.
It should hold together and not be  too crumbly, if it's still really crumbly add water.

Step 4: Roll Out Dough

Roll the dough out in between two sheets of wax paper until it reaches desired thickness.

Step 5: Cut Out

Cut into 1" by 1" squares, then lay them out on the greased cookie sheet.

Step 6: Bake and Enjoy!

Bake them at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 to 18 minutes. Let them cool for two minutes. 
You are now done enjoy!
<p>OH. MY. GOODNESS: I just need to write and thank you. I've had this 'ible favorited for quite some time but haven't gotten around to made them until now. I live in Sweden but spent a year in the US and something I really miss from there are crackers and cheez-its was one of my favorits. This recipe really makes them justice and work great as a substituted! Just to bad I burnt mine a little bit. But they are still very edible!</p>
I like cracers, thanks for recipe
<p>Ya</p>
can you substitute oil for the butter? this looks great! :)
<p>I haven't tried oil, i'm sure it would work though. Thanks!</p>
I cup shredded = 4 oz by weight. Correct? <br>A related ible calls for 8oz of cheese with the same other ingredients. How would this work out??
Hmm, would lactose-free cheese work? I've got a chunk in my fridge that hasn't done anything for a while!
neat!
This is so cool havent gotten to make them yet but love to try.
Thank you!
I love Cheez-its but can't have them because i'm on a gluten free diet. Now i can have cheez-its.
add CRUMBLED BACON/garlic/onion/pepper as glorious adjunts <br> <br>to make a fine instructrble even tastier
These look great! Tomorrow I'm going to make a batch. Thank you for sharing your recipe.
Just baked them and they're delicious!!!!! <br>I used a mild flavor cheese and worked quite well! <br>Thank you!!!
i've found, the best way to make cheez-its is to drop a gigantic wheel of cheddar from the top of the empire state building onto each cracker and say &quot;CHEEZ-IT&quot; when it impacts.
I wonder how much Tabasco to add for that style of Cheez-it
For a short time they made Chili Cheese Cheezits. They were quite amazing. I adapt your recipe to try and create some of my own. <br> <br>Thanks!
that looks like yummy:-)
Yummy is right!
I've recently switched my son to a gluten free diet to help with his autism, and Cheez-its are his favorite, so I will definitely try this recipe. Thank you!
You're welcome! (the batch in the picture was made gluten free).
I don't have a food processor...can I just use my hands?
I'm sure that would work. Try it and let me know how it turns out.
Those sound tasty and so easy to make!
Yes, they are.
this is awesome
Thanks!
Could we use any cheese
Yes, but cheddar is the best.

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