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Mom's Recipe for 'One-Ingredient Cheetos' Is a Snack We Can Feel Good About

We’re constantly thinking of new ways to improve a classic meal or snack. It could include adding a new ingredient or cooking it in an air fryer vs. an oven. Giving food an upgrade can be delicious when it’s done right.

In a TikTok video, content creator @maria_emmerich shared her One-Ingredient Cheetos recipe. Considering how addictive Cheetos are, this recipe is right up our alley. However, there is a difference between store-bought and homemade Cheetos. These Cheetos are so much healthier than processed stuff.

We were very excited to learn we only needed one ingredient to make these homemade Cheetos. The block of parmesan cheese used to make the Cheetos looks so yummy. If you’re a cheese lover, you probably drooled as you watched the video. The instructions are simple, and they don’t take long to make. If you don’t want to make them in the microwave, we suggest using the oven or an air fryer. Be sure to monitor your Cheetos, so they don’t burn. 

The One-Ingredient Cheetos are on our list of things to make this weekend. But did the TikTok community enjoy the recipe too? Let’s find out now. User @Susana Martinez said, “That piece of cheese is only $4 in ALDI! Buy it!” @j____i____m disclosed, “Okay, I did it! It’s chewy, not puffy. I hope it’s not wax. LOL. Tastes pretty okay.” @Chasity Johnson asked, “Isn’t this like moon cheese? I LOVE moon cheese.” @MrRickymoe revealed, “Super excited about trying this.”

Yes, we’re all excited to try this recipe. But we may add some seasoning to give it more razzle-dazzle. If you enjoyed the video and want more content, visit @maria_emmerich’s TikTok channel. You’ll be glad you found it.