DIY Gluten-Free Crackers

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The perfect guilt-free, gluten-free snack.

C  rackers are a favorite American snack food—and for good reason. They’re full of flavor, are great bases for toppings, and have more nutrition than chips.

Fig and Rosemary Artisan Crackers

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It’s surprisingly easy to make homemade crackers. Preparing the dough is a snap. Mix the dry ingredients with the liquid ingredients, roll out the dough between two sheets of parchment paper and pop the crackers in the oven. A few simple steps and you’re done.

Homemade crackers can be amazingly delicious and super-nutritious. They’re excellent vehicles for wholesome, nutrient-dense ingredients. Packed with nourishment, they make the perfect guilt-free, gluten-free snack.

Fig & Rosemary Artisan Crackers

Prep: 20 minutes
Bake: 10–12 minutes

MAKES 28 CRACKERS.

Serve these fancy gluten free crackers with your favorite dips or cheese or enjoy them plain. If nuts are an issue, substitute homemade sunflower seed meal for equally delicious results. This recipe can be made egg-free; see instructions.

gluten free cracker recipes

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Classic Buttery Rounds

Classic Buttery Round crackers

Tim Benko

Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 12–15 minutes

MAKES 24 CRACKERS.

These rich, buttery crackers are slightly sweet. Although they’re called buttery, your favorite vegetable oil works just as well as butter in this recipe. Sesame seeds and Parmesan cheese add a nice nutty note but if either sesame or dairy isn’t in your diet, just omit it.

Seedy Date Crackers

Seedy Date Crackers

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Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 30 minutes

MAKES 20 CRACKERS.

Pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds and dates make hearty flatbread crackers that are incredibly satisfying. This recipe can be made egg-free; see instructions.

Caraway Flatbread Crisps

Caraway Flatbread Crisps

Tim Benko

Prep: 8 minutes
Bake: 12–15 minutes

MAKES 24 CRACKERS.

Caraway seeds deliver a pleasant savory twist to these delicate gluten free crackers, but if you don’t like caraway, try sesame seeds or poppy seeds as tasty alternatives. Serve these crackers with your favorite spread or dip.

Contributor Mary Capone is author of The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook, (The Wheat Free Gourmet Press) and owner of Bella Gluten-Free, a company that produces healthy, allergy-friendly baking mixes.