Homemade Graham Crackers

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This recipe has been around my house for a long time, it comes from an old Mennonite cookbook, these are well-worth the time to make they are very good and I have made them many times over ;-) plan ahead the dough needs to be chilled overnight.

Top Review by Wigglesworth

I didn't have much luck with these, but that may just be my cooking skill. The flavor was great, but the dough was hard to manage, even after chilling. Also I baked and baked them but I just couldn't get them to come out crisp, and chewy graham crackers just aren't right. It would be good to have a general idea of an appropriate cooking time. 5 minutes? 30? 60? I want to keep trying these to see if I can get them right, but I think I'll do it in smaller batches in the future, till I can make it work for me.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add vanilla.
  3. Sift all dry ingredients twice.
  4. Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk to shortening mixture.
  5. Mix thoroughly after each addition.
  6. Chill dough in refrigerator overnight.
  7. In the morning, turn out on floured board, and roll as thin as possible.
  8. Cut in squares or any shape desired.
  9. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees until crisp and golden brown.

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