Crispy Whole Wheat Crackers

These crackers are so light and crisp, you won't believe that they're 100% whole grain. With a sprinkling of flaky sea salt on top, they're perfectly delicious served plain as a snack. Alternatively, serve them with your favorite dip, spread, or cheese for a crowd-pleasing appetizer.

20 mins
12 to 15 mins
1 hr 5 mins
between 6 and 12 dozen crackers, depending on size and thickness
Sprouted Wheat Crackers


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  1. Mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder.

  2. Work in the cold butter until the mixture resembles wet sand.

  3. Add the milk and stir until dough becomes cohesive.

  4. Turn the dough out of the bowl onto a clean surface, and knead until it becomes smooth, about 1 minute.

  5. Divide the dough in half, shape each half into a rectangle and wrap them in plastic. Set the pieces aside to rest for 30 minutes.

  6. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

  7. Roll one piece of dough out on a lightly floured work surface as thinly as possible, 1/16" or thinner, or roughly 16" x 8" to 10"; rolling the dough on a piece of parchment paper is very helpful here.

  8. Cut the dough into 1" to 2" squares and place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet; if you've rolled the dough out on parchment, simply transfer the parchment to the baking sheet.

  9. Lightly brush the crackers with olive oil and sprinkle them with salt, then bake them for 12 to 15 minutes, until crisp and lightly golden.

Tips from our Bakers

  • This recipe originally called for our sprouted wheat flour, which is no longer available. We've since updated the recipe to produce delicious results using our white whole wheat flour.