I always feel guilty of throwing out any sourdough starter. But not always in the mood to put in the effort to make amazing bread. So here is a great recipe for crackers. I don’t know about you but I am a snacker. I am more about it being easy, rather than what is good for me. Sorry, but that is the honest truth. I think there are a lot of people out there like myself. So these crackers are perfect for me.
1 cup sourdough starter
1 cup flour
¼ cup melted butter
Combine flour, starter, and melted butter. Add enough flour to form a stiff ball. Cover and let it sit for at least 10 minutes. Roll dough out very thin. Baste with olive oil, sprinkle with salt (and other ingredients that will be mentioned below) to you taste bud liking. Cut dough into squares or whatever shape you like. A pizza cutter works great for this. Transfer to a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes. After this time keep checking on the crackers because they tend to cook quickly. Light brown and crisp is the goal. When you remove them from the oven let them cool completely before storing.
This is such an easy recipe. The variations are endless with this sourdough cracker recipe. Sourdoughs International has a great whole wheat starter called the South African that makes amazing crackers. You can put different cheeses on these crackers, fresh herbs, cinnamon and sugar, the list can go on and on. What is also wonderful is that these are so easy they are great to do with kids. They can cut them into different shapes and top with what they like. Easy and fast and taste great too. Can’t beat that. A fun treat for everyone.
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