Flax Seed Crackers

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1 1/2 c unbleached all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder ( no aluminum is best )
1/2 tsp salt
4 Tbsp cold margarine
1/2 c milk
1/4 c flax seed
1/4 c ground flax seed

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linda Cox Recipe
Lightly Salted
farmington, AR (pop. 5,974)
Member Since Sep 2010
linda's notes for this recipe:
These are so easy and tasty. I store them in an air tight container in the frig.
They go good with butter, hummus, and other healthy spreads and dips.
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Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Place in the bowl of a stand-up mixer the flax seed, ground flax seed, flour, baking powder, salt, cold margarine.
With the paddle attachment, mix on low speed until the mixture resembles a coarse meal.
Stir in milk mixing just until a soft ball is formed. Do not over mix.
Divide dough into 3rds. ( Chill dough in plastic wrap for 10 mins if you feel it needs it. I have not had to do this unless its hot weather )
Lightly flour your work area and rolling pin. Roll out 1/3 of the dough to very thin. Cut into cracker size squares. ( a pizza cutter is great ). Transfer to ungreased cookie sheet and bake for about 20 minutes. Until golden brown for best flavor. transfer to cookie rack for cooling and repeat with the remaining dough.
Variations : I have not tried this but you can add 1 tablespoon powdered onion soup mix, Or 1 cup grated cheese, Or 1 tablespoon oregano with 1 cup mozzarella cheese.

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user Jan Mullikin jmulliki - Oct 4, 2010
Can't wait to make these--good way to get the daily flax seed in.
user Robin DuPree robdupree - Oct 5, 2010
I can't wait to try these as well. Thanks for the post...
user Linda Lehman SpokaneLinda - Feb 28, 2012
These are excatly what I am looking for! thanks for sharing
user debbie cumbow tamtam2 - Aug 10, 2012
I recently bought some flax seed and haven't found many (easy) ways to use them. I did gri8nd some of them and added them to a bananna nut bread recipe with pecan bits...absolutely wonderously moist!!
Thanks for this recipe...I love crackers so can't wait to try it.

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