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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


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


    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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