Low Carb Cheese Crackers Recipe (Keto Friendly)

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Low Carb Cheese Crackers Recipe (Keto Friendly)

30 minutes
Calories 50kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cheese (your choice, I used a Parmesan-Romano mix along with some swiss and cheddar)
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary (your choice, I used a Parmesan-Romano mix along with some swiss and cheddar)

Instructions

  • Mix all the cheeses (including the cream cheese) along with the almond flour in a microwave safe bowl and cook it for exactly one minute.
  • (UPDATE: There some people that prefer not to use a microwave and I certainly understand that.
  • You can heat these ingredients up on the stove top too.
  • You are going to heat them up just enough for the cheese to my melted enough for you to roll out the dough.
  • I would continue stirring it while heating it up on the stove top.) Immediately stir the ingredients until the almond flour and cheeses have combined fully.
  • You want the cheese to be partially melted (see photo) Allow this to cool for a few minutes because if you put the egg in these ingredients too soon it will cook the egg.
  • Now add the egg, sea salt, and seasoning of your choice.
  • I decided to cut up some fresh rosemary I had on hand.
  • You want to add about a teaspoon of your favorite seasoning unless it’s a spicy mix.
  • I would add only about a 1/2 teaspoon for spicy seasonings.
  • Mix it together until all the ingredients are fully combined.
  • If you cheese has gotten too hard or it’s too hard to mix, you can microwave your cheese for another 20 seconds to get it soft again.
  • Now you will place the ball of dough on a large sheet of parchment paper.
  • Then place another sheet of parchment paper of equal size on top of the ball of dough.
  • You can use your hands or a rolling pin to spread the dough out into a thin layer.
  • It spread so easily that I used my hands to have more control and keep the dough inside the square piece of parchment paper.
  • Make sure the parchment paper is the same size as your baking sheet.
  • Next, use a pizza cutter to cut the crackers into small squares as seen in the photos.
  • Bake these crackers on each side at 450 degrees for about 5 or 6 minutes on each side.
  • If the crackers are thin, you will cook them about 5 minutes on each side but if the dough is thick, it may take 7 to 9 minutes to get the crispy cracker texture you are looking for.
  • When you keep the dough on the parchment paper it’s really easy to flip it over while it’s hot after cooking it on the first side.
  • I ended up using the pizza cutter again to define the lines on the flip side too.
  • Feel free to leave the crackers in the oven longer (but watch them closely) if you love a very crispy texture.
  • The crispier the better for me! Allow the crackers to cool for about 5 minutes and they are ready to eat!

Nutrition

Calories: 50kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:39:39.

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