Cheese Crisps

These cheese crisps are great by themselves, or perfect to use as a topping on salads or breading on chicken! Not to mention, they are 0 net carbs on the Carb Light Living™ program!

Submitted by: Christine Cummins, Nutrition Student, West Chester University, West Chester, PA.

Nutritional Info
Servings Per Recipe: About 110 crisps
Amount Per Serving – 10 crisps
Calories: 221.1
Total Fat: 19.7 g
Cholesterol: 27.87 mg
Sodium: 131.7 mg
Total Carbs: 4.9 g
Dietary Fiber: 2.19 g
Protein: 8.25 g
Weight Watchers Points: 6


  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% sharp shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp cold water (may use more depending on consistency of dough mixture)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Mix cheddar, butter, salt, and cayenne with an electric mixer until soft and combined
  • Add almond flour on low speed
  • Slowly add water and continue mixing until dough forms
  • Pat the dough into a dome shape and wrap
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours
  • Preheat oven to 325˚F and line cookie sheets with parchment paper
  • Roll out dough until very thin
  • Cut into squares and transfer to cookie sheets
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown
  • Enjoy!


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  1. liz

     /  September 8, 2013

    Will try making these today!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

    • Joann

       /  September 8, 2013

      I am excited to hear how you like them! Christine, an intern at the time she created the crisps, has since graduated. I will share your comment with Christine.

  2. liz

     /  October 2, 2013

    Thanks! By the way, they turned out wonderful!


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