Monday, March 25, 2013

Homemade Crackers

When I had finally risen from the dead on Saturday evening, Ben and I wanted to have some crackers but were out and deep into a show. I figured that we had the three necessary ingredients for homemade crackers - water, flour, and salt. So we set out to find a recipe that didn't call for something obscure (aka was limited to the three ingredients above). We found the following recipe and I've added my suggested modifications - please note, they're also vegan!








Rosemary Crackers with Olive Oil and Garlic

1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1-2 teaspoons fresh (or dried) rosemary
1-2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons water
sea salt and fresh cracked pepper for sprinkling*

(The original recipe calls for salt in the dough, but these turned out too salty for me! So I've remove it)

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Mix flour, baking powder, rosemary, garlic and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Add olive oil and water, stirring (or in mixer) until well blended. If dough is dry, add a tablespoon of water. If too wet, add a pinch of flour. Your dough should be crumbly.

Flour a surface and roll the dough out thin with a rolling pin. Cut out rounds with a cookie-cutter or a drink glass and place on parchment lined baking sheet. Sprinkle sea salt and pepper on the tops, taking care not to use too much (like we did) and make holes in the dough with a fork before baking. Bake crackers for about 14 minutes until golden and crisp. Let them cool, remove, and serve with butter, salami, cheese, spreads!

(Recipe modified from the Wishful Chef)

20 comments

  1. looks so yummy... ❤❤

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  2. These crackers look so good, and perfect with cheese!!!
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  3. Those look amazing, and I love your standing mixer...it is so cute! :)

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  4. I've never made my own crackers, but I love baking and I'd like to try! Great pictures and awesome standing mixer! I really love the color.

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  5. Beautiful crackers! I've been wanting to make some crackers, possibly with goat cheese. Thanks for providing more inspiration :)

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  6. great post! can't believe crackers are that easy to make xx
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  7. Your blog is so cute! The crackers look delicious, thanks for sharing! :)

    Love,
    Ranim
    the.perfect.disease

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  8. MM!! I want! I love your mixer too - I have it in lemongrass :D

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  9. They look lovely! I've never thought about making my own crackers before. x

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  10. Yummy...
    Hope
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  11. The crackers look delicious but I adore your sweater ! Great photos :)

    xoxo,
    Iqra
    70th and Chic

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  12. Homemade crackers?! These look AMAZING. Wish I was so talented. And your freckles are gorgeous!
    -Jessi
    haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  13. I've never thought to make crackers before, what a great idea! I bet they're yummy.
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  14. love making crackers Xo Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

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  15. You know, I've never thought to make crackers before! Such a simple food. I love your variation of these - anything with rosemary, and I'm sold!

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  16. Oh yum! What a cute mixer :) I wish mine was mint!!

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  17. These sound delicious! We've been trying to eat really clean and not buy ANYTHING processed, so I may just have to try these out!

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