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Oven-Baked Cheese Crackers

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"I enjoy making this recipe as a kid and enjoy teaching it to my kids as well. I will serve it straight from the pan or disposable plates. This recipe was handed down to me from a family friend, who passed it on to me and I'm passing it on to everyone."
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13 m servings 158 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (24 crackers)


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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Arrange crackers in 1 layer on a baking sheet, keeping space between each cracker.
  3. Fold each piece of American cheese in half and fold each half in half, creating 24 squares. Place 1 cheese square on top of each cracker.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted, 3 to 5 minutes. Allow crackers to cool before serving.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 158 calories; 10.2 g fat; 9 g carbohydrates; 7.4 g protein; 27 mg cholesterol; 551 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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