Pimento Cheese Crackers


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Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

By Cheryl Day and Griffith Day

Published 2015

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A little time and effort goes a long way when you make your own crackers. Oh, sure, you can buy them in a box, but your family and friends will enjoy them even more when they know they are handmade. Use a good-quality cheddar here; the smoky paprika adds a kick of flavor.


  • 1 pound sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted but


In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (or in a medium bowl, using a handheld mixer), combine the cheese, butter, paprika, fine sea salt, cayenne, and balsamic vinegar and mix on low speed until the ingredients come together. Increase the speed to medium-high and mix until smooth and well blended, 4 to 5 minutes.

Turn the mixer back to low and add the flour in th