Easy Seed Crackers Recipe | Perfect Healthy Cracker Recipe
Grain free, gluten free and vegan these easy seed crackers are the perfect addition to any charcuterie board. Top them with spreadable cheese, jam, honey or anything you enjoy. They’re light crispy and loaded with nutrients. Once you’ve tried these crackers, you’ll be making them on repeat.
Add them to a cheese board or serve them with my Garlic White Bean Dip. No matter what, your family and friends will love these healthy snacking crackers.
Ingredients Needed for Easy Seed Crackers
Seeds – For this keto vegan recipe, I used whole flax seeds, pumpkin seeds with the shell, sesame seeds, chia seeds and lightly salted sunflower seeds.
Cornstarch – The cornstarch helps bind the seeds together like low carb rice flour or flour when mixed with the olive oil and boiling water. Allow the seeds to rest for 2-3 minutes in the cornstarch, olive oil, water mixture to thicken.
Salt – The sea salt helps enhance the flavor of the nutrition powerhouse seeds. If your seeds are all raw, you may want to add a touch more salt. My sunflower seeds were lightly salted so I only used a ½ teaspoon of sea salt.
Boiling Water – The boiling water helps activate the cornstarch and thickens it.
Olive Oil – The olive oil adds flavor to the seeds and allows them to get nice and toasty in the oven.
How to Make Easy Seed Crackers Recipe
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit for this cracker recipe.
Bring water to a boil.
Grab a baking tray and cut a sheet of parchment paper to fit the tray. Set it aside.
Combine the seeds (flax, pumpkin, sunflower, chia, sesame) and salt in a mixing bowl.
Add the cornstarch. Mix until all the seeds are well coated.
Then, add olive oil. Mix well.
Next, add the boiling water and mix until well combined.
Let the mixture rest for 2-3 minutes to thicken.
Then, add the seed mixture to the measured piece of parchment paper.
Top it with a second piece of parchment paper and carefully roll it out using a rolling pin.
Remove the top layer of parchment and slide the rolled-out mixture onto the baking tray.
Bake for 30-35 minutes.
Cool completely before breaking into keto crackers.
Is This Crackers Recipe Healthy?
Yes! Seed crackers are so healthy for you and this crackers recipe is no exception. Not only are they full of simple, good ingredients that create a deliciously earthy flavor profile, but they are highly nutritious. Full of healthy fats, fibers, and protein, seeds are one of the best things that you can eat to round out your nutritional needs.
Best of all, you can pair these seed crackers with a range of healthy dips to make it healthy and delectable. Once you have seed crackers in your pantry, you’ll never need to go to the store for any other kind of cracker again.
Do Keto Seed Crackers Have Carbs?
Yes, seed crackers do have a miniscule amount of carbs for the packed nutrition content. For a full serving of these crackers, you’ll ingest 6g of carbs. That’s far less than most other cracker brands on grocery store shelves! This makes watching your carbs incredibly easy to do without giving up on snacking.
Best of all, these crackers are also loaded with healthy vitamins. With 119mg of potassium, 3g of fiber, 3IU of vitamin A, 64mg of calcium, and 1mg of iron, there’s a ton of benefits to swapping your normal crackers out for these.
What Are the Healthiest Seeds to Snack On?
There are so many good seeds out there. It’s tough to say which is the healthiest, because they’re all good for different reasons. A lot of people tend to look at flax seed, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower, and sesame seeds as the top choices for healthy seeds.
As a bonus, you’ll notice that all these seeds are relatively easy to get at any grocery store, and most are inexpensive to purchase. That makes these crackers easy, nutritious, delicious, and inexpensive.
How Do You Make These Seed Crackers Extra Crispy?
Making extra crispy crackers is easy. Instead of taking these crackers out at the normal time, lower the temperature and keep cooking them. Be sure to check the temperature every 2-5 minutes to make sure they aren’t burning. If they do begin to burn, but they’re still not as crispy as you’d like, move them farther away from the oven’s heating element.
Keep in mind that, as the crackers cool and dry, they will become more crispy as well. While they are still hot in the oven, they will feel softer to the touch than when they cool off. Drying the crackers out over a few hours can also help give them a crispy bite.
Store these crackers in a Ziplock bag for 1-2 weeks. They can rest at room temperature. Looking for more recipes?
Easy Seed Crackers
- ½ cup whole flax seeds
- ½ cup pumpkin seeds, with or without shell
- ¼ cup sesame seeds
- ¼ cup sunflower seeds, no shell
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 5 tablespoons boiling water
- 1 baking tray
- 1 mixing bowl
- 1 Rolling Pin
- 1 pot to boil water
- Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Bring water to a boil.
- Grab a baking tray and cut a sheet of parchment paper to fit the tray. Set it aside.
- Combine the seeds (flax, pumpkin, sunflower, chia, sesame) and salt in a mixing bowl.
- Add the cornstarch. Mix until all the seeds are well coated.
- Then, add olive oil. Mix well.
- Next, add the boiling water and mix until well combined.
- Let the mixture rest for 2-3 minutes to thicken.
- Then, add the seed mixture to the measured piece of parchment paper.
- Top it with a second piece of parchment paper and carefully roll it out using a rolling pin.
- Remove the top layer of parchment and slide the rolled-out mixture onto the baking tray.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes.
- Cool completely before breaking into crackers.