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Canadiens Maple Leafs Crackers (Canada Day)

 
Canadiens Maple Leafs Crackers (Canada Day)
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Maple leaf crackers that a perfect for Canada Day. These small maple leaves are so flavorful. They are so easy to be addicted especially have them with some Canadian cheddar or try our Canadian Garlic Cheese Spread recipe.

Yield

12

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

hrs

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 ¾ cups whole-wheat flour
3 tablespoons sunflower seeds
finely ground by a coffee grinder
3 tablespoons pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
finely ground
3 tablespoons ground flax seed
*
1 tablespoon garlic powder
or as needed
1 tablespoon onion powder
or as needed
1 tablespoon mixed herbs
fresh, such as rosemary, oregano, thyme, basil...
*
5 ounces water
or more as needed
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ½ tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons olive oil
or any vegetable oil
Glazing:
1 ½ tablespoons honey
1 ½ tablespoons water
sea salt
for sprinkling
*

Directions

Isn't it cute?!

Gather together almost all the ingredients to make these nutty and tasty maple-leaf crackers.
Get the herbs washed and pat dry.
Fist, let's grind the sun-flower seeds, pumpkin seeds and flax seeds.
Finely chop the mixed herbs, and place 1 tablespoon of each garlic and onion powder into a small bowl.

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until a firm ball is formed. Knead for 3 minutes, and cover the dough with plastic wrap or damp kitchen towel. Rest for another 20 minutes. Divide into 2 portions.

Add all the dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
and the minced fresh herbs.
Pour the oil into the mixture.
Add 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
Pour the honey or maple syrup.
Stir and knead until it forms into a dough.

Prepare 2 baking sheets lined with either parchment paper or silicon mats. On a lightly oiled work surface, roll each piece of dough thinly into a rectangular shape, about 1/16-inch thick. Using a maple-leave shaped cookie cutter, cut the rolled dough into maple-leave crackers.

Keep rolling the dough thinly into a rectangular shape, about 1/16-inch thick
At the end gather together all the edges, form into another dough, roll and cut out more crackers until almost all the dough is used.

Transfer crackers with a spatula onto prepared baking sheets. Keep ¼ inch space. Pierce crackers with a fork.

Transfer crackers with a spatula onto prepared baking sheets. Keep 1/4 inch space.
Pierce the crackers with a fork.

Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃). Bake for 10 minutes at 350ºF. Rotate and bake for another 10 minutes, or until the crackers are deeply browned.

Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes.

Glaze:

Brush with honey-water mixture and sprinkle with kosher salt immediately after removing from the oven. The crackers will get crisp as they cool.

While the crackers are baking, mix together the honey and water to make the glaze.
Brush with honey-water mixture immediately after removing from the oven.
and sprinkle with kosher salt.
With a cookie lifter, transfer the crackers onto wire racks, and let cool completely.

Storage in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks.

These crackers brought back rave reviews, they are always a hit!

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

over 6 years

These are the best crackers ever. Lots of toasted nutty taste and perfect seasoning with the honey and sea salt glaze. We server them frequently to guests and they always get rave reviews.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 42g (1.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 10526% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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