Puffy Spelt Crackers


  • 1 ¾ cup spelt flour
  • 3 Tbsp. melted butter
  • ½ Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • ⅛ tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ⅛ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt


  1. Add everything BUT the spelt flour to the water, mixing well
  2. Add spelt to the water and mix well to fully incorporate all ingredients
  3. Cover and let rest on the counter for approximately 12 hours
  4. After soaking is complete, heat oven to 375°
  5. Sprinkle flour on work surface, form dough into a ball and flatten
  6. Sprinkle evenly with baking soda & sea salt
  7. Fold and knead to incorporate soda & salt, & add just enough flour as you go so dough is not sticky (probably about ¼ to ½ cup)
  8. Divide dough into 3 equal parts
  9. Use a rolling pin to roll each ball out to make a thin sheet, dusting the top as you
  10. Sprinkle with your favorite toppings and incorporate by running rolling pin over the top
  11. Cut with a pizza cutter into small squares and transfer with a metal spatula to an ungreased baking sheet
  12. Baking times really depend on your oven and you will have to watch and take notes the first time you make this recipe for specifics on your oven
  13. Try 8-10 minutes on one side, turning them over when they start to lightly brown and crisp up
  14. These crackers will puff slightly during the initial baking
  15. Bake another 5 minutes or so on the second side, being careful not to burn them

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