How to Make Your Own Homemade " Graham Crackers "

READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
Recipe by Cindy Lynn

This is in response to a request for an alternative to Graham Crackers for those who live in countries where these are unavailable. I've tried shortcutting these to make a baked graham cracker crust, but found sometimes shorter isn't always better. These remind me of Nabisco's Honey Grahams. If you wish to make them into the Cinnamon Grahams, just sprinkle a little cinnamon and sugar over the top before baking.

Top Review by TGirl,RN

Awesome recipe !!!!Tastes like the real thing!!! It wasn't hard to make, either-I made them up and used some to make a graham cracker pie crust..tasted wonderful !!! the rest are being nibbled on for snacks..they're going quick !! Thanks for posting..this recipe is definitely a keeper ! TERESA

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flours, sugar, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  2. Work in the butter and shortening with your fingers until the mixture has the consistency of coarse crumbs.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the honey, molasses, water and vanilla.
  4. Sprinkle this mixture over the dry ingredients and toss with a fork until well blended.
  5. Form the dough into a ball.
  6. Cover and chill for several hours.
  7. Cut the dough in half and let it sit for 15 minutes at room temperature.
  8. Sprinkle a piece of wax paper with whole wheat flour.
  9. Roll out one of the dough pieces flat to about 7 x 15 inches.
  10. If the dough cracks or breaks, just pinch the edges back together.
  11. Poke a fork into the dough at 1/2-1" intervals.
  12. Then cut into 2 1/2" squares.
  13. Use a spatula to move the squares to a large, ungreased baking sheet.
  14. You can place them close together.
  15. Repeat with the other half of the dough.
  16. Bake in the center of the oven for 15 minutes at 350 deg F or until lightly browned on the edges.
  17. Store at room temperature in an airtight container.
  18. Will keep up to a month (Remember there are no preservatives).

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