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Quinoa Parmesan Crackers

Quinoa Parmesan Crackers

Savoury Quinoa Parmesan Crackers made with herbs. These quick and easy gluten free crackers are perfect for a mid afternoon snack or entertaining.
Course Appetiser
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 24
Author Kyrstie Barcak - A Fresh Legacy

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder gluten free
  • 35 grams butter
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes plus extra for rolling the dough after it has been mixed
  • handful of fresh herbs I used thyme, sage, oregano and rosemary
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 120 degrees celcius
  2. Add all of the ingredients to a food processor and pulse until the mixture forms a ball
  3. Remove the dough from the processor and lay out on a board or bench sprinkled generously with more quinoa flakes
  4. Add a generous sized sheet of baking paper to the top of the dough and then push the dough down flat, moving it towards being a rectangle shape
  5. Use a rolling pin to roll the dough out into thin rectangle
  6. Remove the sheet of baking paper and cut the crackers into the desired shape/size
  7. Add the baking paper sheet to a baking tray and carefully use a *spatula to remove the cut crackers from the board they were rolled on and place them onto the baking tray.
  8. Add the baking tray to the oven and bake for 8 minutes until they are golden in color
  9. Allow the crackers to cool on a cooing tray prior to serving

Recipe Notes

Check that your baking powder is gluten free if you wish to ensure that this recipe is gluten free
*Use a thin edged spatula to remove them gently one at a time from the board they were rolled on. This ensures that they do not break when you pick them up, or stick to the base of the board.
The quantity of biscuits will vary depending on the size and shape that you cut them.
Quinoa flakes are a little like oats in texture and are available from some supermarkets in the organic section, or from healthy food stores or good delis.