4-Ingredient Almond Flour Crackers

Homemade almond flour crackers with 4 simple ingredients: almond flour, water, flaxseed and salt. They’re low-carb, gluten-free and delish!

If you’re on the hunt for delicious, low-carb crackers, you’re in the right place. These crackers are rich, buttery and super easy to whip up with only four ingredients!

Almond flour crackers on a plate with hummus.

Aren’t Homemade Crackers Hard to Make?

If you’re unsure about making your own crackers, you’re not alone! To be honest, it took me years to finally try my hand at it. I always thought they were difficult to make or took too long. It turns out that they’re really easy and require no time at all to whip up!

Are Almond Flour Crackers Healthy?

One of the main reasons I like making my own crackers is that I know exactly what they’re made out of. Most crackers you find at the store have a super long ingredient list full of fillers and preservatives. And they’re usually made with processed white flour.

There is little nutritional value in most store-bought crackers, but these almond flour crackers are different. They have no added sugar and they’re loaded with fiber, protein and healthy fats thanks to the almond flour.

Water, flaxseed, salt and almond flour measured out on a plate.

What You Need to Make The Crackers

Here are the simple ingredients you need to make these almond flour crackers:

  • almond flour – make sure you grab almond flour and not almond meal! Almond flour is more finely ground than almond meal and results in a lighter cracker.
  • ground flaxseed – the flaxseed adds healthy fats and fiber to the crackers and helps bind them together.
  • sea salt – I like to mix in fine grain sea salt into the cracker and then top with flaked sea salt for serving! I love Maldon salt flakes!
  • water – this moistens the dough and brings the crackers together.

A collage of six images detailing make almond flour crackers.

Optional Mix-ins

I kept the recipe simple with sea salt and no additional spices or herbs, but you can add any seasonings you’d like. Here are some ideas:

  • Everything but the Bagel seasoning – I love this seasoning on any and everything… I actually have a recipe for everything bagel crackers.
  • Fresh herbs – Any dried or fresh herbs would be lovely. I’m dreaming out mixing some rosemary into my next batch.
  • Garlic – try adding a little garlic powder or garlic granules for a savory cracker.
  • Italian seasoning – add in some Italian seasoning for the ultimate herby cracker.

Almond crackers on parchment paper.

How to Serve Homemade Crackers

If you’re like my husband, you judge crackers based on their ability to hold hummus. Lucky for him (and you!) these almond flour crackers are extra sturdy and perfect for holding copious amounts of hummus… or cheese… or whatever topping you like!

Here are some of our favorite ways to eat them:

  • With hummus – we love pairing these crackers with hummus… either creamy traditional hummus, beet hummus or even lima bean hummus.
  • Meat and cheese – can’t go wrong with this classic combo.
  • Charcuterie board – add these homemade crackers to your next charcuterie board and impress all of your guests.
  • Peanut butter – want a creamy, protein filled snack? Spread a little peanut butter on each cracker and enjoy!
  • Salmon dip – This smoked salmon dip loaded with flavor and packed with protein. The perfect flavor pairing for these crackers!
  • Pesto dip – if you’re a Bitchin’ Sauce fan, you’ll love this copycat recipe for almond pesto dip.

How to Store Homemade Crackers

These almond flour crackers store super well! Allow them to cool completely before storing. You can keep them in an airtight container or a bag and keep them on the country or in your pantry for 4-5 days.

If you need to store for longer, you can freeze these crackers for up to 1 month.

Almond flour crackers on a plate with hummus.

More Savory Snack Recipes to Try:

If you make these almond flour crackers be sure to leave a comment and star rating below letting us know how they turned out for you. Your feedback is so helpful for the EBF team and our readers!

Almond flour crackers on a plate with hummus.

Almond Flour Crackers

Brittany Mullins
Homemade almond flour crackers with 4 simple ingredients: almond flour, water, ground flaxseed and sea salt. Rich, buttery, crunchy, gluten-free, vegan and perfect for dipping into hummus!
4.94 from 49 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 40 crackers
Calories 155 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup almond flour not almond meal
  • 3 Tablespoons water
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • flaked sea salt optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven: Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Make dough: Add almond flour, water, ground flaxseed, and sea salt into a medium sized bowl and stir together until the mixture turns into dough.
    Almond cracker dough in a mixing bowl with a spatula.
  • Place dough to parchment paper: Place the dough on a piece of parchment paper and cover with a second piece of parchment.
    Almond flour cracker dough on a marble slab.
  • Roll dough: Pat it out with your hands and then use a rolling pin to roll out the dough. You’ll want the dough to get pretty thin — about an 1/8 of inch thick. Try to keep form the dough into a rectangular shape, but it’s okay if it’s not perfect.
    Rolling pin rolling out almond cracker dough between parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle on flaked salt: Once the dough is rolled out, remove the top sheet of paper and sprinkle a bit of flaked sea salt over the dough. Use your hands to press the salt down to help it stick. This step is optional, but the flaked sea salt makes the crackers really pretty.
  • Cut dough: With the top sheet of parchment removed, use a pizza wheel or knife to cut the dough into small squares. I made mine about 1/2 -1 inch. If you want to get fancy you can use a tooth pick to create a little hole in the center of each cracker.
    Pizza cutter slicing dough into squares for almond flour crackers.
  • Bake: Carefully transfer crackers (still on parchment paper) to a baking sheet and bake the crackers for 20-25 minutes or until the crackers turn golden brown and crispy. The pieces on the outer edges will get brown faster than the center pieces. You can transfer those that are golden to a cooling rack and put the pan back in the oven to bake the remaining crackers.
  • Cool: Let the crackers cool completely, either on the baking sheet or on a cooling rack. Enjoy immediately after cooling.
  • Enjoy and/or store: Place any leftover crackers in an airtight bag for later. You can store these in an air-tight container or bag and keep them on the counter or pantry. They should last about 4-5 days.

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Nutrition

Serving: 10crackersCalories: 155kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 6gFat: 11gSodium: 266mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1g
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    153 comments
    1. Amy D
      May 15, 2021 AT 6:51 pm

      5 stars
      I just made a batch of these. They were gone really quickly by my husband and daughters that are 6 and 8 years old. Thank you for this healthy treat recipe. We loved it!

    2. Sarah
      May 7, 2021 AT 6:44 pm

      5 stars
      Ooooohhhh my! So easy, so delicious. I was making a similar recipe, although it included oil and a GF flour blend and they were almost good, and these are for real good lol. I just made my second batch in two days (first was a double batch, this one a triple!!) because my toddlers ate them so fast. I added garlic powder and herbs. I also attempted to make a chocolate version, that was almost good. Just needed more sugar. 3 cups almond flour, 3 tbsp flax meal, 3 tbsp cacao, 5 tbsp coconut sugar (do more, I’d say 7 or 8), 1/2 tsp salt, 11 tbsp water. 5 tbsp of sugar was passable for a dark chocolate lover but if you’re trying to please toddlers as I am, more sugar is necessary lol.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        May 10, 2021 AT 11:05 am

        Yay! I’m so pumped these almond crackers have been such a hit, Sarah! Thanks for the review. I really appreciate it!

    3. Samantha Whitson
      March 12, 2021 AT 8:07 pm

      5 stars
      Hey there Brittany =) These are amazing & simple & delicious~ LOVE them! The batch in your photos look like they have extra herbs or spices added to them- beyond what’s listed in the recipe? Would be curious to know what they are, if you don’t mind~ looks even yummier than the original, which remind me a lot of wheat thins when I add a tiny drop of sweetener & extra salt.

    4. Deanna Johnson
      March 10, 2021 AT 4:33 pm

      5 stars
      I was hesitant to comment because there were so many comments already on this post, but whatever. These crackers are amazing. I added about a teaspoon of Bagel seasoning and it was perfect. I rolled the dough in teaspoon-sized circles and then flattened them out accordingly. Worked like a charm. I will definitely make these again. Thanks so, so much. I

      1. Brittany Mullins
        March 11, 2021 AT 1:38 am

        So glad you enjoyed these crackers, Deanna. And I really appreciate you coming back to leave a review. It means the world to me. 🙂

    5. Wilma
      December 18, 2020 AT 11:15 pm

      5 stars
      This is a really good cracker!
      Try this— place the dough on a Silpat mat topped with parchment then roll it out. Peel off the parchment (and reuse on the next batch) slide the Silpat onto a cookie sheet and bake. voilá. Less salt works just fine and allows the buttery almond flour to sing.

Parchment paper lined with protein balls.

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