Cheese Pennies


"These flavorful, round cheese bites are a zesty baked snack that you'll want to pop down one after another."


1 h 35 m servings 442 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 442 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 33.6 g
  • 52%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 14.1 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 657 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, knead together butter, all-purpose flour, Cheddar cheese and dry onion soup mix. Divide into two equal portions. Form each portion into a log shape. Wrap with wax paper. Chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator, until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Cut the log shapes into slices approximately 1/4 inch thick.
  4. Arrange slices in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.
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  1. 20 Ratings


The onion flavor was really strong on these when I made them and my family barely touched them. I put the leftovers in a baggy in the fridge and then tried them a couple of days later. The onion...

I only used 1/2 of the envelope of onion soup mix. These were well recieved at a party... and I had more than one request for the recipe. I made these about 1 week in advance and froze them. ...

This was, by far the WORST recipe ever. My daughter spit out the "penny" after two bites, and the only one who enjoys them is the dog! DO NOT waste your time and money on this one!

I took this to a gathering at church. Everyone loved them!! I got several requests for the recipe.

turned out very dry.. wouldn't make again

I only bought mild cheddar but they were too cheesy for us. Maybe if you added a sauce for dunking.

too strong of onion flavor guests enjoyed them in small quanity but wasn't my favorite thing I made

I used 1 c. flour, 1 tsp. salt and 1 stick butter for 6 oz grated cheese. Refrigerate 1 hour minimum. I rolled it in waxed paper like you roll clay to make a snake, then cut into cookies. Ea...

This recipe sounded good, but the result was a disaster!! The butter makes them far too greasy, and the taste of the onion soup mix is OVERPOWERING. I ended up throwing the whole batch into th...