This recipe is SIMPLE. All you need is flour, shredded cheddar cheese (I prefer to shred my own for this recipe. I think it makes it much more creamy), a stick of butter, salt, paprika and a little cayenne.
In a food processor, add in flour
add in cheddar cheese, I prefer to shred my own for this since it's creamier!
Add in your spices too: paprika, cayenne and salt. Pulse it together until combined.
Next you'll add in the 4 Tbsp of butter. I prefer to cut mine into 4 cubes per tbsp so it distributes fairly evenly. Pulse together until incorporated.
Last ingredient to go in is the heavy cream. Pulse until a ball of dough forms.
On a clean, floured surface, turn out your dough and roll it out to 1/4 inch and create strips to cut into squares or rectangles.
Once you get the squares on your sheet pan, be sure to poke holes with a fork. It helps the crackers to not puff as much in the middle.
Mix together equal parts paprika and salt. Sprinkle over the squares generously.
Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until puffed and slightly golden. Let cool and ENJOY!
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