Thursday, September 30, 2010

"Goldfish" Cheese Crackers

Anyone have a kid that LOVES goldfish?? Anyone? How about EVERYONE??
This recipe for homemade ones is AWESOME!!!

1 cup all purpose flour(ultragrain if you can get it!)
1 cup whole wheat flour
8 oz cold butter, cut into small chunks
12-16 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded(12 gives a mild cheesy flavor, 16 is pretty cheesy)*
1 tsp seasoned salt
1/2 tsp pepper

* change up your cheeses: Colby, Pepper Jack, Monterrey Jack, Swiss whatever you please! YUMMY!!

Place all ingredients except water in a food processor

process until butter and cheese is small and coarse.

Add Water 1 TB at a time until a dough forms  and holds together.
Place onto a floured surface and knead for a minute

Cut into 1/4's
place one 1/4 on a sheet of wax paper and top with another.

Roll out to about 1/4 inch. Remove top sheet of wax paper

cut into desired shapes
Place shapes onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheets.

Bake @ 350 for 15 -20 minutes until crisp

This made nearly 500 fish(and other animal shapes)!!

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