Courtesy of Settler's Country Market
http://www.settlerscountrymarket.com

Flax Seed Crackers

Diet Type: Low Fat

Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour

Ingredients:

 
  1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  1/2 teaspoon salt
  4 teaspoons butter, softened
  1/2 cup skim milk
  1/4 cup flax seed
  1/4 cup ground flax seed
 
Directions:

In a bowl of a standup mixer, add flax seed, ground flax, flour, baking powder, salt and margarine or butter. With the paddle attachment, mix on low speed until the mixture resembles a coarse meal. Stir in milk and mix until mixture forms a soft dough. You can also mix the dough by hand. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill 10 minutes. Divide the dough into quarters. Turn out onto a lightly floured board. Roll out very thin to a rectangle 1/16 inch thick. cut into 2 1/2 inch squares. Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with the remainder of the dough. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Bake 20 minutes until crisp and golden. Variations: 1 tablespoon powdered onion soup mix; 1 cup grated cheddar cheese; 1 tablespoon oregano and 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese. Yields 24 crackers. Nutrition analysis is based on 2 crackers per serving.

Servings: 12

Author: Flax Council of Canada

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 104
Calories from Fat 32
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g6%
  Saturated Fat 0g2%
  Mono Fat 1g 
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 120mg5%
Total Carbs 15g5%
  Dietary Fiber 2g9%
Protein 3g 
Iron8%
Calcium4%
Vitamin B-65%
Vitamin C0%
Vitamin E3%
Vitamin D1%
Vitamin A1%
Selenium11%
Manganese15%
Copper5%
Zinc3%
Pantothenic acid2%
Niacin5%
Riboflavin6%
Thiamin7%
Potassium2%
Phosphorus8%
Magnesium7%
Folate11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.