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Parmesan Cheese Crisps (Fricos)

Parmesan Cheese Crisps recipe - easy to make and a wonderful one ingredient snack. Also called Parmesan Fricos, they're great to eat by themselves or use as a low-carb "cracker".
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Cool5 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese
Servings: 24 crisps
Calories: 18kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 4 ounces Parmesan cheese , rind removed
  • pine nuts , toasted (optional)


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Grate the cheese into a bowl.
  • Line a large baking sheet with nonstick liner. Scoop out even portions of cheese (you can use an ice cream scoop if you have one) and place on baking sheet, 3-inches apart.
  • Flatten each mound slightly with a metal spatula or with your fingers.
  • Place a few toasted pine nuts on the top of each mound of cheese, if desired.
  • Bake for 5-6 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove pan from the oven and let the crisps cool on the pan for 3 minutes.
  • Carefully transfer each crisp to a cooling rack to cool completely.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 18kcal | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 4mg | Vitamin A: 35IU | Calcium: 56mg