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Homemade Gluten Free Cheddar CheezIts

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 72 crackers
Author laurel


Baking Ingredients

  • 8 oz cheddar cheese, sharp
  • 1 cup gluten free baking flour (or all purpose if non-GF)
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp water, ice cold
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder

Kitchen Gadgets

  • wooden skewer
  • food processor
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • pasta cutter/knife


  1. Using a food processor or grater, grate your cheddar cheese. 

  2. Into bowl add flour, salt, paprika, garlic powder & butter (cubed). 

  3. Add cheese into bowl & mix all contents. Next add mixture back into food processor and pulse between 10-15 times until roughly chopped.

  4. Next slowly pour in ice cold water while pulsing mixture until all water is mixed in & a cheddar ball has formed.

  5. Shape ball into a rectangle & allow to chill for 10-15 minutes in refrigerator. 

  6. Remove cheddar dough from refrigerator & place on parchment paper. Place another piece of parchment paper on top of the ball & using roller, roll the dough out until it is 1/8 inch thick. Place back into fridge for 15 more minutes.

  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  8. Remove dough & using a pasta cutter/knife begin slicing dough into 1x1 inch squares. 

  9. Using a wooden skewer, poke a hole into the middle of every cheez-it.

  10. Bake in oven for 10 minutes. If needs more time check again every minute, do not cook more than 15 minutes.

  11. Allow crackers to cool for 1 hour to dry out and crispy up, serve & enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container for 1 week.