Homemade crispy crackers

Janet Scott

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@JanetLeeScott

These are crispy crackers that are not rock hard but crisp. Excellent recipe to create your own mix with your favorite seasonings.
Make your regular saltine or combine Italian seasonings, garlic even Monterrey steak seasoning!
We really LOVE these, hope you give them a try!


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Serves:

About 80 crackers

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
masa flour
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
3/4 c
shortening
1 1/3 c
2% milk
kosher salt
seasonings of choice
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 Degrees

Combine both flours, baking powder, sift then add shortening in a mixer. Using your dough hook blend (a lot like pie dough)
2
Once mixed, add milk and blend well forming a dough.
3
Form a long tube and split it into four separate sections.
4
Roll one section of the dough into a rectangle. square off the sides with a knife. Using a pizza cutter or pastry roller, roll over the dough not any thicker then 1/8 inch. (can be thinner)
5
Cut into desired squares, I used a pastry roller to help mark the dough then cut into equal squares using a pizza roller at first but ended up just doing it by hand.
6
After your squares are cut poke holes in them using a wooden skewer (the blunt end).
Place on a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
7
Coat each square using a pastry brush with olive oil.
Sprinkle with kosher salt (desired amount to your liking.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. I use a gas oven so this time may be very different for you.
8
I made several flavors and the ones we liked best were the Fresh Herb cracker.
I chopped Parsley, sage, rosemary and oregano, mixed in one of the dough sections then rolled it out. Coated them with the olive oil and sprinkled with Kosher salt. After they were finished baking I took a Garlic clove and lightly rubbed the bottom side of added flavor!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Crackers
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #kosher, #masa flour