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A bowl of Keto Cheez-it Crackers

Homemade Keto Cheez-it Crackers Low Carb Recipe

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  • Author: Susan
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 24 Keto Crackers 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


Are you ready to elevate your snacking game with an easy keto snack that's a great alternative to store-bought goodies? 

If your answer is yes, then get ready to indulge in the irresistible crunch of our Homemade Keto Cheez-it Crackers!


  • 6 Slices of Sargento Ulta Thin Cheddar Cheese
  • A Pinch of Sea Salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 275 degrees F.  Place 6 cheese slices on a baking sheet pan lined with a piece of parchment paper.
  2. Use a pizza cutter to slice each piece of cheese into 4 small squares. Spread them apart so they are not to close together. You may have to make a double batch so you don't crowd them.
  3. Take a straw and press a hole into the enter of each cheese square. Sprinkle with Sea Salt. Place in the oven and bake for 25 minutes.
  4. Remove and let cool to room temperature. Enjoy your crunchy, salty low carb crackers!


Expert Tips and Recipe Variation Ideas:

  • Choose the Right Cheese: Opt for real cheddar cheese or any other hard cheese of your preference for the best flavor and texture.
  • Combine Cheeses for Flavor: Experiment with different types of cheese blends to create unique flavors. Consider mixing cheddar with parmesan or mozzarella for variety.
  • Pulverize Pork Rinds: Grind pork rinds into a fine powder using a food processor. This will act as a low-carb substitute for traditional flour, adding both texture and flavor.
  • Preheat Oven and Prepare Cookie Sheet: Ensure your oven is preheated to the correct temperature and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper to prevent sticking.
  • Mix Cheese and Pork Rind Flour: Combine shredded cheese and ground pork rinds in a bowl. The ratio should be approximately 1:1 for the best texture.
  • Add Seasonings: Incorporate your choice of seasonings to enhance flavor. Options include garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, or even a hint of cayenne for a spicy kick.
  • Blend for Uniformity: Mix the cheese, pork rind flour, and seasonings thoroughly to ensure even distribution of flavors.
  • Form Dough on Parchment: Place the dough mixture onto sheets of parchment paper and cover with another sheet. Use a rolling pin to flatten the dough to your desired thickness, aiming for an even surface.
  • Chill Before Cutting: Transfer the flattened dough to the refrigerator and let it chill for about 30 minutes. This helps to firm up the dough, making it easier to cut into uniform squares.
  • Cut into Desired Shapes: Using a sharp knife or a pizza cutter, cut the chilled dough into small squares or rectangles, resembling the classic Cheez-It shape.
  • Transfer to Cookie Sheet: Carefully place the cut crackers onto the prepared cookie sheet, ensuring they are evenly spaced to allow for even baking.
  • Bake to Golden Brown Perfection: Bake the crackers in the preheated oven until they turn golden brown and crisp around the edges. Keep a close eye on them to prevent burning.
  • Cool on a Rack: Once baked, transfer the crackers to a cooling rack to cool completely. This helps them to crisp up further and prevents them from becoming soggy.
  • Store in an Airtight Container: Once cooled, store the keto Cheez-It crackers in an airtight container to maintain their crispness and freshness.
  • Mix with Parmesan Crisps for Variety: For added texture and flavor, mix your homemade keto Cheez-It crackers with store-bought or homemade parmesan crisps. This combination offers the best results for a satisfying snack.
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 4 chips
  • Calories: 43
  • Sugar:
  • Sodium: 73.3 mg
  • Fat: 3.7 g
  • Trans Fat:
  • Carbohydrates:
  • Fiber:
  • Protein: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.7 mg