Sharing with the World: Cheddar Nut Wafers

I have a secret. A fatty, delicious secret. The secret is a recipe which was given to me by my mother, and is originally from Neva Kloepper. If you want a hearty (and I mean hearty!) snack to make for yourself– or to take to a party– read on.

Cheddar Nut Wafers by Neva Kloepper
1/2 lb. sharp or medium cheddar cheese, shredded
1 stick soft margarine
1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
1/2 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped fine
1/4 cup minced raw onion

Mix all the above ingredients in a large bowl.

1 cup flour
Add and mix well using hands (For a less greasy taste and texture, use 2 cups flour)

Using your hands, make dough into cylinders about 1 and 1/2 inch in diameter. Chill in freezer for 15-30 minutes. Slice cylinders into wafer ~1/8 to 1/4 inch thick with a sharp knife (the quicker the slice, the more likely they’ll come out clean instead of smooshed). Bake on lightly greased baking sheet in 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes like 45 wafers. Serve hot or cold (I prefer hot– they reheat great in microwave). Store in a sealed container.

4 Responses to “Sharing with the World: Cheddar Nut Wafers”

oh man, this sounds amazing!

Taylor - February 8th, 2007 at 7:31 am

Andrew, how can you eat this and not be a giant butterball??!

Meg - February 22nd, 2007 at 4:04 pm

Well, who says I’m not a butterball? 😉

Beyond that, my lunch everyday is fresh juice, yogurt, a fruit (apple or banana), a granola bar, sometimes a hard-boiled egg, and… that’s about it. Plus, I don’t eat breakfast.

So a big dinner and some buttery snacks are probably needed to keep me alive. Mmm…

Paradoxdruid - February 23rd, 2007 at 11:32 am

Oh my science! You eat what for lunch? I’m having leftover chinese today which may or may not give me food poisoning–it floored my wife with the usual symptoms (and I’ve left it at room temp for 4.5 hours), potato salad, fried brown rice, and 2 cokes. I may only have a slimfast for breakfast, but I pack in two granola bars when I’m not lecturing or beating some kid who was disruptive. I then try and sneak in a taco or something. Dinner is almost always a red meat. I swear to science, you need to eat more real food. I mean, science damn it, yogurt? Fresh fruit? I love that stuff when it compliments a sandwich. A sandwich that contains meat.

Seriously, engage all the enzymes you’re born with. Don’t let them go to waste. Eat meat. Lots of meat. Hell, if I had time, I’d have breakfast steaks. Maybe steaks with sausage. and eggs. and milk. A barnyard massacre.

Heckmann - March 12th, 2007 at 10:19 am

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