Easy Cheezy Snack Crackers

BY : PUBLISHED : January 18th, 2017 UPDATED: August 5th, 2022

Man, I love crackers...especially those of the cheesy variety. Making your own crackers is easy, cheap, and healthier than nearly any processed cracker you'd find in a store. Because the dough is made of almond meal which is just finely processed almonds, it is gluten-free and features good protein and fats.

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Crackers are one of those things you can make 100 times and 100 different ways. Depending on how chewy or crispy you want them will depend on how thin you roll them out and how long you bake them. However you prefer, this recipe is sure to make you crack(er) a cheesy grin. Enjoy!

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Easy Cheezy Snack Crackers

Lauren Bossi
Making your own crackers is easy, cheap and healthier than nearly any processed cracker you’d find in a store. Because the dough is made of almond meal which is just finely processed almonds, it is gluten free and features good protein and fats.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 3 servings
Calories 458 kcal
METHOD Oven
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ¾ cups of almond meal
  • 3 Tablespoons of nutritional yeast
  • 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon of coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 flax egg (1 T ground flax + 2.5 T water)
  • ½ teaspoon of sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl. (yeast, almond meal, salt). Seperately, prepare flax egg and combine with other wet ingredients.
  • Combine wet and dry to form cracker dough. Once dough is formed, roll out on a wax paper covered pan. The dough should be about ⅛th of an inch thick or less **I lay a second piece of wax paper on top of the dough as I am rolling to prevent sticking.
  • Slice into square cracker shapes, sprinkle with a dash of sea salt and pop in the oven for 15-20min. checking every few minutes to ensure they aren't burning.
  • Remove, cool and enjoy!

Notes

Depending on how chewy or crispy you want them will depend on how thin you roll them out and how long you bake them. 

Nutrition

Calories: 458kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 18gFat: 39gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 389mgPotassium: 191mgFiber: 10gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 149mgIron: 3mg
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About Lauren Bossi

My name is Lauren Bossi; I run Track & Field at the University of Hartford in CT. I've got a passion for running and plant-based eats. When I'm not wandering around the aisles of the grocery store I enjoy cooking, baking, photography, pun-writing and tag-saling.

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