homemade graham crackers

brooklyn and i made these all by ourselves and they're quite tasty!

i'll admit, they don't 'crack' like i love my graham crackers to 'crack' but, they're a nice light treat.   more like a soft cracker/cookie consistency.  you know what i mean?

so while these were yummy to eat and easy to make, i need to be honest, they're nothing like store bought graham crackers and i love store bought graham crackers.  what would be fun? why i will make these again, is to try them out with s'mores.  next time i make them, i'm going to spread marshmallow spread on them and let a piece of chocolate melt over the top of that while i sit by the fire in the mountains.  it sounds wonderful!  chewy, warm s'mores.  ... something to look forward to.

homemade graham crackers
{notes from my kitchen: i do not own a food processor big enough to handle the quantity of the ingredients listed so i used my kitchen aid mixer.  the dough was "dry," tough to roll without cracking but we figured it out.  i'm not sure if this had anything to do with the mixing process or not}

1/2 cup all purpose flour
2 cups whole wheat flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 stick cold butter, cut into small pieces
2 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp molasses
1/4 cup water, plus a little more if it is too dry (i only used 1/4 cup, maybe that explains the dryness?)

combine all the dry ingredients in the bowl of a food processor.  cut in the butter until the texture is dry and crumbly.

in a small bowl, mix the honey, molasses, and water. mix with the dry ingredients until blended in the food processor.  pulse the dough until it forms a ball.  wrap in plastic wrap and chill for at least one hour.

preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  roll the dough out onto a floured surface, i used whole wheat flour for this part.  roll the dough out thin and cut with cookie cutters.  or, you can do the traditional graham cracker shape poking with a fork.

bake for 15 minutes or until they are golden brown and crisp.  store in an air tight container.  they will keep for awhile.

yields 15 servings (2 crackers = serving)

Nutrition Facts
homemade graham crackers
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Total Fat6.4g
      Saturated Fat3.1g
      Trans Fat0g
      Dietary Fiber2g
Vitamin A 4%Vitamin C 0%
Calcium    7%Iron 4%

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