Heart-Shaped Crackers




Introduction: Heart-Shaped Crackers

About: I am off to college in the fall to study Math. I love Spanish, old cars and 80's music.

This Valentine's Day, give your "special someone" some sweet, healthy, homemade crackers.  This variety is made with half wheat flour, and cinnamon sugar on the top.  These are quick and easy to make, and make a great snack.

Step 1: Materials

Most Instructables have a materials page, here is mine:
You will need:
1. White Flour
2. Wheat Flour
3. Measuring Cup
4. Measuring Spoons
5. Bowl
6. Toppings such as cinnamon sugar, salt, or honey.
7. oil
8. salt
9. baking powder
10. Cutting Board
11. 2 Baking Sheets
12. rolling pin

Step 2: Preheat Oven

Heat your Oven to 400 degrees.

Step 3: Add Flour

Add one cup white flour to the bowl.  Do the same with wheat flour.

Step 4: Add Other Dry Ingredients

Add one teaspoon baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt to the flour.  Mix it up!

Step 5: Add Liquid Ingredients

Add 1/3 cup oil, and 2/3 cup water to the mix.

Step 6: Mix the Dough

Using a large spoon, mix up the dough.

Step 7: Roll the Dough

Place your lump of dough on a nonstick cutting board.  Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to about 3/8 of an inch.  It should be a large piece of rolled dough.

Step 8: Make the Hearts

Use a standard heart- shaped cookie cutter, cut hearts out of the dough.  Place the hearts on an oiled cookie sheet.  

Step 9: Prepare

Brush the tops with oil, and sprinkle on your toppings.  If using honey, add nothing as a topping, and add the honey after they come out of the oven.

Step 10: Bake!

Bake at 400 degrees for 15-18 min, or until the crackers are mostly hard.  

Step 11: Closing Remarks

You should use the dough leftover from the first round of hearts, roll it again, and make some more.  Enjoy!

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    12 years ago on Introduction

    Putting on the Ritz, eh? Nice.

    Do you know what can you do to make the cheddar-flavored Cheez-it crackers?  I haven't seen a powdered cheese product for baking and I don't think there is any real cheese in it.

    Treasure Tabby
    Treasure Tabby

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    Great and yummy looking make btw.

    Any how there are many alternatives to that cheese powder dilemma of yours.
    Just use your imagination.
    There is the popcorn topper you can get in the spices section of some stores that have a powdered cheese you can use.

    You can use that nacho cheese powder mix that you normally find in the Mexican isle of a store.

    And if there's such thing is dehydrated cheddar cheese soup mix in the soup section, you can use that.

    Oh yeah, don't forget to check bulk food places, they usually have mac n cheese powder in a bin for bulk buying needs.

    I hope that helps. :)


    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for the thought. I doubt if I can find anything without an alphabet soup mix of chemicals and preservatives but neon-colored crackers might be cool.