Cheddar Cheese Crackers (complete 100% total knock-offs) from my culinary class, “Cook Outside the Box” go ahead…get cheesy! 

Chef Gigi Gaggero

Go ahead …. Cook outside the box and keep your family free of unessessary food additives, shelve stabilizers and artificial colors! Eat clean!


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup good quality sharp cheddar cheese, grated

5 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter

3/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Kosher salt for dusting

Egg wash

Place all ingredients in a food processor; pulse until coarse crumbs form. Add approximately 1/2 cup cool water through the food processors entry tube–1 Tablespoon at a time while pulsing until dough forms into a ball.

Remove dough onto a clean and very lightly floured surface. Divide dough in half. Press out then roll each half of dough gently into a 4-inch X 1/2 in square or rectangle on plastic wrap. Seal tight. Chill for a minimum of 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 375’F

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Published by Chef Gigi Gaggero, Host of Silicon Valley's LIVE Food Talk Radio on KSCU 103.3 FM

Professional Chef, Two Time Award-Winning Book Author, Former Academic Director from Le Cordon Bleu, and Host of Silicon Valley's LIVE Food Talk Radio on KSCU 103.3 FM

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