Flax Seed Crackers

Easy and delicious Serve with hummus or other healthy dip

Authored by: Flax Council of Canada

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 12
  • Suitable Diets: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Vegetarian


  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached allpurpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup flax seed
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed


In a bowl of a standup mixer, add flax seed, ground flax, flour, baking powder, salt and margarine or butter. With the paddle attachment, mix on low speed until the mixture resembles a coarse meal. Stir in milk and mix until mixture forms a soft dough. You can also mix the dough by hand. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill 10 minutes. Divide the dough into quarters. Turn out onto a lightly floured board. Roll out very thin to a rectangle 1/16 inch thick. cut into 2 1/2 inch squares. Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with the remainder of the dough. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Bake 20 minutes until crisp and golden.Variations 1 tablespoon powdered onion soup mix 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon oregano and 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese.Yields 24 crackers. Nutrition analysis is based on 2 crackers per serving.