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Kernza® Crackers

Kernza® Crackers

Makes about 24 to 32 three-inch crackers


15 minute prep time

10 minute bake time


  • 1 cup Kernza Flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • About ¼ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt to finish

Making crackers is easier than you think! This basic recipe is open to all sorts of variations. Use can add chopped fresh herbs or spices or create sweet versions by toping with a sprinkling of cinnamon sugar. Serve with sharp cheese or jam.


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. In a food processor fitted with a steel blade, process the flour and salt. Pulse in the butter until blended, about 20 seconds to 1 minute. Add the water and pulse until you have a crumbly dough that holds together. If the dough is too dry, add a little more water a tablespoon at a time. If it’s too wet, work in a little more flour.

Gather the dough into a ball and turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Using a lightly floured rolling pin, roll the dough into a rectangle that’s about ¼ inch thick (or thinner). Using a sharp knife, score the dough into 3-inch squares and set on a lightly floured baking sheet. Bake the crackers until browned, about 10 minutes. Cool on a rack. Store in an airtight container.

1 comment

Mar 26, 2022 • Posted by Eileen

These are easy and tasty. Could I double or triple the recipe without compromising the texture or flavor?

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