Gluten Free Crackers

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Finding a store bought cracker has been an  elusive quest for my gf teenager.  Many of the store bought crackers are heavily flavoured with cheese and have way too many seeds for my son’s liking.  We buy Schar crackers and Glutino Bagel chips but if you are looking to make your own crackers, then here are a few suggestions:

1. Parmesan and Seed Biscuits

A recipe from the team at Yum Gluten Free

Ingredients

175 g gf flour

85 g butter

1 egg yolk, mixed with 3 tablespoons cold water

1 egg, beaten

3 tablespoons grated parmesan

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

sea salt

Method

Put flour and butter into a food processor and whizz until fine.  Sprinkle the egg and water mixture on top and pulse again until the mixture starts to come together.  Tip the mixture onto a board and gently squeezes the pastry into a ball, adding more water if it feels dry.

Heat oven to 190 C. Roll the pastry into a large rectangle, 20 x 30 cm.  Brush sheet with beaten egg and cut in half width-ways.  Sprinkle one half with parmesan and the other with sesame seeds.  Lightly roll them with a rolling pin to press cheese and seeds in. If you like your biscuits a little salty, then sprinkle and press sea salt flakes onto biscuits.

Cut each half into 12 – 15 sticks.  Arrange on a baking tray and chill for 10 minutes.

Bake for 8 – 10 minutes until golden brown.

2. Gluten Free Parmesan Crackers

A recipe from the SBS Food recipes archive, this is a lovely combination of almond meal and parmesan

3. Gluten Free Crackers made with buckwheat and flaxseed meal

4. Cheddar Crackers with a big cheesy flavour