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Homemade Sesame-Flax Crackers

Updated on August 23, 2016
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Athlyn Green enjoys whipping up tasty dishes in her home kitchen. She's received many requests for her recipes and is happy to share these.

Nutritious Crackers Made With Sesame Seeds and Flax


Crunchy homemade crackers--just the thing for something a little different.

If you enjoy crackers, you can make your own.

Sesame-Flax Crackers

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup white flour

1 tsp. salt

1-11/2 tsp. baking powder

1/4 cup of yogurt or sour cream

3 tbsp. butter

6-8 tbsp. sesame seeds

1/3-1/2 cup cold water

flax seeds

Adding the Crunchy Goodness of Seeds



  1. Stir together first four ingredients.
  2. Add in yogurt.
  3. Toast sesame seeds in butter until lightly browned, then add to flour mixture.
  4. Mix in water, until dough forms a ball.
  5. Sprinkle in flax seeds to preference.
  6. Roll out dough on floured surface and cut into rounds or squares with cookie cutters.
  7. Place in a buttered pan and prick crackers with a fork.
  8. Bake at 325 until lightly browned, about 10-15 min.

Sesame, Flax & Sunflower Seeds



Add in:

  • 4 tbsp. bran flakes
  • 4 tbsp. toasted sunflower seeds
  • Add more water if necessary

How to Make Flax Crackers

Flax Crackers

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      easy vegetarian recipes 6 years ago

      Thanks for a great healthy recipe. I have not tried baking such cookies before.