I wish I would have known how delicious and easy it was to whip up a batch of crackers. They are a beautiful addition to a cheese plate or great even as a snack for the children. Honestly, one batch doesn’t last more than a day in our house– family of four so keep that in mind for parties and gatherings.
It’s simple, really. Some flour, sea salt, sugar, dry or fresh rosemary, olive or vegetable oil, and water.
It takes less than 30 minutes to make.
- 1 and ½ cups all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped or 2 tsp dry rosemary. (Using fresh seems to add more noticble green flecks which classes it up a bit. However, I don’t find the taste to be compromised by using dry herb)
- 1 and ½ Tablespoons Olive Oil (vegetable oil works just as well)
- ½ cup water
- extra sea salt for topping (if you wish).
- Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
- Place flour, salt, sugar and rosemary in a bowl, and use a whisk to combine.
- Stir in water and oil, stir until fully combined.
- Turn dough out onto a lightly floured piece of parchment paper
- Roll the dough until it is about ⅛th of an inch thick. you may need to add a bit of flour because the dough is sticky. Try to keep the thickness as even as possible. It will help cook it evenly.
- Trim the edges if you want. The edges tend to be thinner and so they may burn in the oven before the rest of the crackers are done.
- Cut the dough into squares using a pizza cutter. Brush with a little water and sprinkle with more sea salt if desired. Use a fork to prick each square a few times.
- Transfer the dough, still on the parchment paper, onto a baking sheet and place it in the oven. Immediately reduce heat to 425.
- Bake for 12-17 minutes, of until crackers are starting to become golden.
Ladies, give this a try and let me know what you think? I will never be buying store bought crackers again.