Cheese Wafers

Rolled out unbaked cheese crackers cut out on a wooden table
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1/2 pound sharp cheddar cheese, freshly grated (2 cups)
4 tablespoons butter, room temperature
3/4 cup flour
1/8 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 475°F.

In a large bowl, mix the cheese and butter together until “creamed.”

Add flour. Add Tabasco. 

Firm into a long roll that is one inch in diameter.

Wrap the roll in wax paper and chill thoroughly. When ready to bake …

Cut the roll in slices ⅛ inch thick. They should be flat. 

Place slices onto a ungreased baking sheet. 

Bake in a 475 degrees F oven for 8 minutes—or until golden brown and firm.

Cool. Store in airtight container up to 1 week.



Makes 4 dozen wafers.

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In this recipe it did not

In this recipe it did not specify what kind of flour to use, self rising or all purpose. It didn't have baking powder in it so I assumed you use self rising flour. Is that what you use?

This recipe uses all-purpose

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This recipe uses all-purpose flour, Vonnie.