Recipe: Simple Homemade Crackers

Last week I shared a recipe for cashew capsicum dip with you all, and this week I thought I’d share the simple homemade crackers I made to go with them! They’re so easy to whip up, use pantry staples & are ready in no time. You won’t need to buy crackers again!

Simple Homemade Crackers | I Spy Plum Pie

I amended recipe I found at The Kitchn

Ingredients List

  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 3/4 cup plain wholemeal flour
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 1tsp salt
  • 2tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2tbs fennel seeds
  • 1/2tbs sesame seeds
  • 1/2tbs sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 220C
  2. Whisk together flours, sugar and salt
  3. Add the olive oil and water and stir until a sticky dough forms, adding extra water if need be
  4. Sprinkle some flour on your working surface and form the dough into a rectangle on your bench
  5. Roll out the dough into a rectangle roughly 3mm thick
  6. Combine the fennel seeds, sesame seeds and salt in a small bowl
  7. Lightly brush the dough with water and sprinkle over the combined seeds
  8. Slice the dough into crackers of your desired shape and size then transfer onto a lightly floured baking sheet
  9. Prick each with a fork and bake for 12-15 minutes, until the edges are browned
  10. Remove and leave to cool completely

Simple Homemade Crackers | I Spy Plum Pie

You can mix up the topping to whatever you like – chilli flakes, dried herbs, you name it! These simple homemade crackers really do live up to their name! I highly recommend you give them a try!


Simple Homemade Crackers | I Spy Plum Pie

Have you made crackers before? Give these simple homemade crackers a try!

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1 Comment on Recipe: Simple Homemade Crackers

  1. Cindy
    July 13, 2017 at 12:29 pm (5 years ago)

    Oh, these are cute! I love the fennel seeds especially.


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