Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • Pecan halves

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350ºF.

  • Step 2

    PLACE shortening in medium bowl. Beat in cheese gradually at medium speed of electric mixer until smooth. Combine flour, salt and pepper in small bowl. Gradually beat into cheese mixture at low speed. Stir in cereal with spoon. Shape into balls, using 1 tablespoon for each one.

  • Step 3

    ARRANGE on ungreased cookie sheets. Lightly press with knife or spatula coated with no-stick cooking spray. Press a pecan half onto each top, if desired.

  • Step 4

    BAKE 12 to 16 minutes or until golden. Cool 10 to 12 minutes on cookie sheet, then remove to a rack to cool.

Serving size
(1 cracker)

  • Calories 90
  • Calories from Fat60g
  • Total Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 65mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 5g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet