Crispy Thyme Cheese Rounds
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A deliciously savory crispy round loaded with flavor from the cheese and herbs.
Serves: 48
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 2 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 2 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • ¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 Dash Tabasco Sauce
  • 1 cup Crispy Rice Cereal
  • 1 egg white, slightly beaten
  • pecan halves or sliced green olives
  1. Cut butter into flour.
  2. Blend in cheese, cayenne, salt, thyme leaves and Tabasco. Mix in cereal.
  3. Roll into marble size balls and flatten. Brush with egg white and top with pecan or olive. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, or until nicely browned.
  4. Light, crispy, and full of flavor!
(1) Can use sharp or medium cheddar cheese, or half cheddar and half pepper jack.
(2) Cayenne pepper should be used sparingly.  It adds heat quickly!
Recipe by Pray Cook Blog at