This is a savory appetizer version of a favorite concoction made with crisp rice cereal.
For 24 bars you will need:
1 cup soft butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups (4 to 5 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Dash cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
Cream butter with the cheese. Blend in flour and cayenne pepper. Mix in cereal.
Press into buttered 8-or 9-inch cake pan. Bake at 375F for 15 to 20 min. or until crisp.
Cool. Cut into bars. Serve warm or cold.
Covered, these appetizers can be stored, refrigerated, for several days. They are good hot or cold. Serve them also as accompaniments to soups or salads.
Lunch or Dinner
Time to prepare
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