Sesame Crackers

These crackers are easy to make and provide a good base for star anise gravlax.

  • Yield: Makes 40 to 50

Source: Martha Stewart Living, August/September August/September 1992


  • 6 tablespoons black sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine sesame seeds, flour, and salt. Stir in sesame oil with a fork until fine crumbs form. Add water and stir until dough comes together. Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead a few times until smooth. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 10 minutes.

  2. Divide dough into quarters and roll out to 1/8 inch thick. Cut into shapes, prick with a fork in several places, and place on a baking sheet at least 1 inch apart.

  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until just brown. Let cool and store in an airtight container until ready to use, up to 1 week.


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