Parmesan Cheddar Basil Bites

Looking for an addictive snack or appetizer?  These Parmesan cheddar basil bites are a real crowd pleaser and so easy to make!  I love that you can use cookie cutters to customize them for any even or party too.  They are even fun to put in kids lunches for a treat.

Parmesan Cheddar Basil Bites


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 5 tablespoons half-and-half
  • 2 ½ cups shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil
Parmesan Cheddar Basil Bites


  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Beat Cheddar cheese, butter, half-and-half, and salt at medium speed with a mixer until blended. Gradually add flour, Parmesan cheese, and basil – beating just until combined.
  3. Turn dough onto a well floured surface. Divide into 3 equal portions, and roll to flatten each to ⅛ inch thickness. Cut with star shaped cutter. Place 1 inch apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  4. Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until golden; cool on baking sheets on wire racks for 30 minutes.

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