Cheddar crisps are an easy and delicious little snack for any time of day, especially for those that follow keto diet restrictions and may need to be more mindful of what they snack on. These everything bagel cheddar crisps combine the flavor of everything bagels with a low-carb crispy snack.
What Do I Need?
Luckily today’s recipe is super simple and easy to make, so your ingredient and supplies list is very low. You’ll need 8 oz of sliced cheddar cheese, bagel seasoning, a baking sheet, parchment paper, and an oven! All you have to get at the store is the cheese and seasoning if you don’t have any on hand.
How Many Can I Make?
Just the 8 ounces of cheese this recipe calls for can make up to 48 crisps if you use all of what you have and cut them the way it calls for. It’ll last you and your household for a little while! If you want to make even more to store for a longer period, you can up the recipe and use more than one baking sheet for baking.
How Do I Store Them?
To store cheddar crisps, you want to put them into an air-tight container, whether a plastic bag or an actual container, at room temperature. They can last for around 2-4 days depending on temperatures in your home and if your container is truly air-tight like it needs to be.
Do They Have to Cool For Long?
An important part of making cheddar crisps is to allow cool time after baking. Ideally, 10-15 minutes should be the minimum wait time before you can eat your crisps or store them. They need to properly cool off and set to have the crispest. If you’re immediately storing them, putting them away from hot can cause condensation.
Can I Season Them Differently?
Seasoning your cheese before baking is how they get the flavor you want. You can opt for a simple concept similar to name-brand cheese snacks by adding a little salt. Still, we’re using everything bagel seasoning for fun and savory twist. There are loads of ways to customize the flavor of these using seasoning.
Are Cheddar Crisps Healthy?
Compared to traditional potato chips, cheddar crisps are healthier for snacking. They have lower carbs and higher protein than potato chips. And fewer preservatives since you’re making them yourself. The lower carbs can help those eating keto adhere to their dietary needs.
Can I Slice My Cheese?
You’re welcome to buy a block of cheese and slice it yourself instead of getting already sliced options. It just means you’ll have to do a little more measuring to make sure your crisps are even in size and be very cautious slicing to make sure you have an even thickness of your cheese across all your crisps.
Can Kids Eat Them?
Of course! Cheddar crisps are a safe and delicious snack for any age with cheese and can be trusted with hard foods. You can even make these as a snack to add to school lunches for your children if you need some ideas to add to their lunch box. But you may have to opt-out of the everything bagel seasoning for picky eaters.
It’s time to get cooking! You can have some everything bagel cheddar crisps for yourself in no time and enjoys them any time of day when your snack cravings hit. These are excellent little bites for any age and any diet, so you can use this large batch and keep some around for friends and family to try.
Keto Everything Bagel Cheddar Crisps
- 8 oz package sliced cheddar cheese
- Everything Bagel Seasoning
- Preheat the oven to 250 degrees.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Cut the cheese slices into quarters by slicing them in half, then in half again.
- Lay the cheese ½-inch apart on the parchment paper lined baking sheet.
- Sprinkle everything bagel seasoning over the cheese.
- Bake for 40 minutes.
- Remove from the oven, and allow to cool for 10-15 minutes so they can crisp up some more.