Simple Homemade Cheddar Cheese Puffs are great for school lunches, after school snacks, or salad or soup toppers. They've got a bit of a crunch, but will melt in your mouth!
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Homemade Cheddar Cheese Puffs

Homemade Cheddar Cheese Puffs are great for school lunches, after school snacks, or salad & soup toppers. They've got a crunch, but will melt in your mouth!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 48
Calories: 38kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Rice Krispies cereal
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix together the cheese and softened butter. Blend well. Add the flour, cereal, salt and Tabasco sauce. Mix well. Pinch off 1/2 inch size pieces and roll them into balls. Place them on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Allow the cheese puffs to cool, then store them in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 38kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 5mg | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.3mg