How to Make Keto Cheese Its Which are Super-Healthy

One snack that people just cannot get enough of is Cheese Its. These delightful crackers are crispy and cheesy at the same time. However, once you start out on a Keto diet, there might be many things you will have to bid goodbye to. However, are cheez its keto-friendly? While most people love the cheesy flavor, crunchiness, and browned edges of Cheez-Its, they are considered unhealthy by man. But what if I told you that you could make Keto Cheese Its? You might be surprised, but the truth is that there are several Keto Cheez Its recipes out there. In this article we will take a look at some keto Cheez Its and why they are so great.

How to Make Keto Cheese Its Which are Super-Healthy


Is Cheez Its Keto friendly?

You would not normally associate something so tasty and cheesy with a keto diet. However, if you choose to bake your own batch of Cheez Its, you can make them keto friendly. The key here is to make sure you don’t over-indulge and go overboard. So, the next time you have a Cheez-It craving, whip up a batch of your own Keto Cheez Its. These Keto cheese crisps will surely not disappoint, as they stay as satisfying and crispy as before. Furthermore, these keto Cheese It crackers are super easy to make and low in carb. 

How to use the Keto Cheese It Crackers?

Since the recipe for the Keto Cheez Its is versatile, they may be used for a variety of purposes. Here’s a quick look at the various ways you can use the Keto Cheese It Crackers.

  1. Scoop for gorging on delicious Keto dips or sauces
  2. Tortilla shell when making sumptuous tacos
  3. Crunch factor in soups and salads
  4. Garnish for Mexican dishes
  5. Make Keto Cheez It stacks
  6. Warm snack for lazy afternoons
  7. Add spice while having something sweet
How to Make Keto Cheese Its Which are Super-Healthy

Keto Cheese Its Variations

  • The best thing about Keto Cheez Its recipes are that you can use different variations of cheeses to create unique tastes.
  • If you want a flat crisp, try using extra-thin slices of Deli cheese
  • The thinner you slices, the crunchier your keto Cheez Its will be
  • In case you want to make a Keto Cheese Its stack, poke a hole in the middle before you lay them out to bake in the oven
  • In case you want a lacy, round crisp, try using shredded Mozzarella and organise them into piles

Storing Keto Cheese Its

The best way to store Keto Cheese Its is in an air-tight container. In case you want them to last longer, you can keep them inside the refrigerator. However, this might result in your Keto Cheez Its becoming softer. To get them crisp again, lay them out in a preheated oven and just bake them for a couple of minutes. Also, to avoid softening, you can line the container with a paper towel, which will soak up excess moisture. Now let’s take a look at some great Keto Cheez Its recipes. 

How to Make Keto Cheese Its Which are Super-Healthy

Keto Cheez Its Recipe

Simple Keto Cheez Its

Type: Snack

Cuisine: American

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 40 + 5= 45 minutes

Servings: 1 serving

Calories: 130 kcal

Ingredients Needed for Keto Cheez Its

3 Cheddar cheese thin slices

Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 250°F
  2. Make sure you cut the cheddar cheese slices into quarters 
  3. Spread these slices out on a parchment-lined baking sheet
  4. Make sure each slice is about an inch apart
  5. If you want it to resemble the original Cheez-its, add a hole to the center using a straw or fork
  6. Sprinkle with salt as per your taste
  7. Put into the oven and bake for roughly around 30 to 40 minutes.
  8. While they cook, look out for a golden brown color.
  9. Remove from the oven using oven mitts
  10. Let cool for about 10 to 15 minutes and then enjoy these tasty treats
  11. In case you want rounded crisps, place shredded cheeses instead of ultra-thin slices.
  12. Test out how the crisps taste with Cheddar, Romano or Parmesan to mix things up
  13. Go for harder cheeses if you want crispier Keto Cheez Its, whereas softer cheeses like Mozzarella give a slightly softer crisps
  14. Never bake these either on foil or wax paper as they will stick to them making it tougher to get them out. Use only parchment paper or a silicone mat

Keto Cheese Its Recipe Nutrition

Serving SizeCalories (kcal)Carbs(gms)Fats(gms)Proteins(gms)
For 12 crisps1301118

Spicy Keto Cheez Its Recipe

Type: Snack

Cuisine: American

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 + 5= 20 minutes

Servings: 1 serving

Calories: 130 kcal

Ingredients

8 oz. cheddar/provolone/Edam cheese either shredded or sliced

½ tsp salt

½ tsp paprika powder

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F 
  • Make the shreddings into small piles or heaps
  • Place these heaps onto the parchment paper
  • Make sure you leave enough space in between the Cheez Its so that they do not touch each other.
  • Sprinkle paprika powder and salt on top 
  • Bake in the oven for about 8 to 10 minutes depending on their thickness
  • Make sure you pay extra attention towards the end so that your Cheez Its don’t burn
  • Let cool on a cooling rack for around 5 minutes
  • Serve with a dip and Enjoy 
  • You can also add onion, oregano,  garlic, taco and chilli powder.

Spicy Keto Cheez Its Nutrition Facts

ServingCaloriesFatCarbsProteinCholesterolSodium
1 Serving13911.40.48.636 mg214 mg
How to Make Keto Cheese Its Which are Super-Healthy

Best Keto Store-bought Cheese Its

In case you are short on time, you can try out these store-bought Keto cheese Its.

  • Trader Joe’s Cheese Bites 
  • Moon Cheese 
  • Cello Whisps
  • Parm Crisps

These Keto Cheez Its are great low-carb condiments that make any dish taste better. Whether it is as a garnish for a dish, to add crunch to a soup or for a light afternoon snack, they are super healthy and keto-friendly. However, while eating, make sure you don’t add too much dip, as they tend to pack on quite a few calories. Let us know in the comments below what your favorite recipe is and how you like eating your Keto Cheez Its. 

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