CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Cheese Krispies Cocktail CookiesCheese Krispies Cocktail Cookies are an easy appetizer/snack to serve at family gatherings.
By: Herald Staff Reports,
Here’s a recipe for those of you who are looking for an easy recipe for an appetizer/snack to serve at family gatherings.
Cheese Krispies Cocktail Cookies
¾ cup butter or margarine, softened
9 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
1½ cups flour
½ teaspoon salt
½ to 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
3 cups Rice Krispies cereal
Cream butter and cheese in large bowl of electric mixer for 3 minutes on medium speed. Gradually add flour, salt and Tabasco and beat till well blended. Add the cereal, mixing with a wooden spoon, then kneading by hand.
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets about ½ inch apart. Use a fork to press each ball down into a ¼-inch thick disk. Bake about 10 minutes. Cool on rack. Cookies store well in sealed tin.
Yield: dozen cookies.
Approximate nutritional analysis per cookie: 68 calories, 63 percent of calories from fat, 4.7 grams fat (2.9 grams saturated, 1.3 grams monounsaturated), 13.2 milligrams cholesterol, 1.8 grams protein, 4.4 grams carbohydrates, 0.1 grams fiber, 92.7 milligrams sodium.
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