The first time I ate this kind of crackers was ones bought from a bio store. I really loved them but the high price made me find a recipe so I can make homemade crackers whenever I am craving for some.

Glad to share with you this recipe for easy, thin, healthy homemade crackers, that can be made with sunflower, sesame or poppy seeds and with various seasonings. These crackers go very well served alongside appetizer dips.

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Homemade Crackers

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Easy, thin, healthy homemade crackers, that can be made with sunflower, sesame or poppy seeds and with various seasonings, perfect alongside appetizer dips.
Servings 40 crackers
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins


  • 1 cup (125g) whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp wheat bran, grounded
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp (3g) salt
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) cold pressed sunflower oil
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) water


  • In a medium bowl, mix flour with wheat bran, salt and sesame seeds. Add water and oil to the flour mixture. Mix everything together and knead until the dough is smooth and pulls away from the side of the bowl.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 Celsius). Line 2 baking sheet with parchment paper. Divide the dough into 2 equal pieces. Roll out each one to a thin rectangular about 1/10 inch (2 mm) thick. Using a pastry cutting wheel cut in small rectangles. Use fork to punch with holes.
  • Bake in the prepared baking sheets for about 10 – 15 minutes. Remove form the baking sheet and let them cool completely before serving. 


Serving: 1gCalories: 22kcalCarbohydrates: 1.9gProtein: 0.3gFat: 1.5g
Calories: 22kcal
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crackers recipe, easy cracker recipe, homemade crackers, seeds crackers, sesame crackers

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  1. Liz Author says:

    So beautiful…I’d love to serve these on a cheese plate. Rustic and tasty~

  2. Joy Author says:

    The crackers look wonderful. I would never think of making them at all.

  3. Sunny Author says:

    Yum! This recipe looks great. Where can you buy wheat husk?

  4. Ella - HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

    I bought wheat husk form a bio food store. It is very healthy and I like to use it in many recipes: crepes, bread, crackers, etc

  5. Sonia | Food Obsessed Author says:

    Those are so pretty, and they look soooo flavorful! Looks unbelievably easy to make. I always thought making crackers should be extremely time consuming. I get the feeling I will be giving these little guys a try in a very near future!

  6. Dani | Moderate Oven Author says:

    These look very easy. The one time I made wheat crackers they came out terribly, but it was a much more complicated recipe. I will have to try this!

  7. Sandra's Easy Cooking Author says:

    This is so beautiful and delicious..I love crackers and you made them homemade..just love this idea! Congrats on top9!!!:)

  8. sheelbeel Author says:

    I’ve been looking for a healthy homemade cracker recipe! But I can’t seem to find wheat husk at any of the grocery stores in my area. Do you know of any substitutes that might work?

  9. Meropi Author says:

    Hi, thanks for sharing. Can I substitute wheat flour with rye flour? Do I have to add more water and how much. Tnks

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