Easy and quick to make, very variable and delicious: These keto crackers without flour, yeast, gluten and Co. are the perfect low carb snack.
Hello there, snack-lovers! Today's recipe is a quick and easy 3-ingredients snack. Crackers without flour, yeast, sugar and Co. - sounds great? Then go on reading!
Taste and Occasion
Once again, a recipe that also pleases people who do not eat a low carb diet: These crackers without flour, wheat, sugar, gluten and Co. are not only extremely quick to make. They also taste actually great. Three ingredients, five minutes of preparation, ready!
The low carb snack recipe is simple: Mix ground almonds, an egg and some butter. You can refine the basic dough as desired. We like the low carb crackers exceptionally well with sea salt and herbs. But you can also add seeds and kernels. How about sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sunflower seeds and flax seeds? Of course, gluten-free crackers without flour taste slightly different from everyday snacks, such as homemade crackers or cheese shortbread cookies. For example, they are not quite as crispy (due to the lack of gluten). But still - quite honestly - delicious! I bake the keto crackers mostly with blanched, ground almonds. But you can make them just as well with natural almonds, hazelnuts or walnuts.
The consistency of the almond crackers is slightly crunchy. Depending on how thin you roll them out, they will be marginally softer or crispier.
How to make the Keto Crackers
Let's get started with this easy recipe: First of all, you preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C. Then, you continue with kneading all ingredients for the dough together and seasoning or refining as desired.
Why not try baking some savory cut-out crackers? This cheese shortbread is among our favorite snack cookies.
After that, roll out the dough thinly between two layers of baking paper. Cut into diamonds or squares with a large sharp knife or pastry wheel. In the end, bake on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper for about 8-10 minutes and you're done!
The crackers are a great low carb snack to go and make a unique side dish with cheese and vegetable sticks. Even our kids like them. For them, I sometimes make a slightly sweet alternative, enhanced with vanilla and cinnamon.
3-Ingredient Keto Cracker
For the dough
- 200 grams (1 ⅘ cups) ground almonds, or nuts
- 1 egg, large, beaten
- 40 grams (3 tablespoons) butter, soft
Options for refining
- ½ teaspoon salt
- sesame seeds
- sunflower seeds
- Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C. Knead all ingredients for the dough together and season or refine as desired.
- Roll out dough thinly between two layers of baking paper. Cut into diamonds or squares with a large sharp knife or pastry wheel. Bake on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper for about 8-10 minutes.
- The crackers keep well for a few days in a tin can or similar.
- For a sweet alternative, simply add some xylitol, vanilla, cinnamon or similar to the dough.
Of course, our kids don't care that the 3-ingredient crackers are low carb. But for those who have celiac disease or are on a ketogenic diet, the crackers without carbs, wheat and more are fantastic. Give my recipe a try - it's quick and uncomplicated. And if you're looking for more inspiration, you will find more low carb recipes on the blog!
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