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Homemade Wheat Thin Crackers




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Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman

Wacky Wednesday is the day to cook something, well, whacky. What could be more unusual than your own homemade crackers?

Serves 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1½ cups white flour
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Kosher salt

Directions

    1. Mix the flours then add the oil and water. Knead only enough to blend the ingredients. Roll the dough as thinly as possible (no more than 1/8 of an inch) onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
    2. Score with a knife to a desired size, but do not cut through. Sprinkle with the salt.
    3. Bake at 350° until crisp and light brown, about 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from the baking sheet and break into crackers. Serve the crackers with your favorite low-fat dip or spread.
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Reminder: The ingredients in a recipe determine if it should be eaten every day, some days, or on special occasions. It's up to you and you doctor to determine what can be part of a healthy diet for you and any special needs you may have.


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