Recipe: Shaped Crackers

These crackers come out tasting absolutely delicious. I don’t think they necessarily need their last dip in butter but if you do decide to do that, you will not be disappointed. I found that rolling them very thin made them crisp more like the texture of Ritz Chips and thicker gave them a softer, pillow-y texture more like original Ritz. They can be cut in any shape, mine I cut free hand as you can tell!

Shaped Crackers
Yields 35
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 3 teaspoons baking powder
  3. 1 tablespoon sugar
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  6. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  7. 2/3 cup cold water
  8. 4 tablespoons butter, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with ungreased parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl blend together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and then cut in the butter until a raggedy dough starts to form.
  3. To the dough add the oil and water slowly and mix until a dough ball forms, making sure to blend up all the flour. Let dough rest for at least 15 minutes.
  4. When ready, flour a flat surface and roll out the dough to desired thickness and then cut your shapes by hand or with a floured cookie cutter.
  5. Bake the dough for 10-12 minutes until the edges are golden brown and then immediately brush each cracker with melted butter and allow to cool before consuming.
Adapted from King Joy Blog
Adapted from King Joy Blog
Mab Made Food http://www.mabdese.net/bento/

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