• 1. Beat butter and cheese until blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, salt and cayenne; gradually
beat into cheese mixture. Stir in Rice Krispies. If necessary, turn onto a lightly floured surface and
knead 4-6 times, forming a stiff dough.
• 2. Divide dough in half; shape each into a 7-in.-long roll. Wrap in plastic; refrigerate 1 hour or
• 3. Preheat oven to 350°. Unwrap and cut dough crosswise into 1/4-in. slices. Place 1 in. apart on
parchment paper-lined baking sheets. If desired, top each slice with a pecan half. Bake 14-16
minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
To Make Ahead: Dough can be made 2 days in advance. Freeze option: Freeze wrapped logs in a resealable plastic freezer bag. To use, unwrap frozen logs and cut into slices. Bake as directed. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.
1 cracker (calculated without pecans): 73 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.