Low-carbohydrate dieters looking for a cheesy, crunchy snack bar can turn to new Just the Cheese[tm] Crunchy Baked Cheese[tm] Bars. The bars, from Specialty Cheese Co., Lowell, Wis., are made from 100% natural cheese and are an excellent source of protein and calcium.

Cheese is crumbled into bar-shaped forms, baked and seasoned in a patented 17-step baking process. The result is a snack bar that first crunches, then melts in the mouth. The snack bars have a one-year ambient temperature shelflife. Varieties are Classic White Cheddar, Crispy Cool Ranch, Crunchy Nacho and Zesty Pizza.