Whole-Wheat-and-Sesame Crackers

Photo: David Malosh
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins


  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour

  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, plus more for topping

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • ¾ teaspoon coarse salt

  • 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

  • ¼ cup heavy cream

  • Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon, for topping


  1. In a bowl, whisk together flour, sesame seeds, sugar, and coarse salt. Work butter into flour mixture until crumbly. Stir in cream with a fork until dough forms. Shape into a 2-inch-wide log. Wrap in plastic; freeze 1 hour or up to 3 months.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut log into 1/8-inch-thick rounds; arrange on parchment-lined baking sheets and sprinkle with sesame seeds and sea salt. Bake, rotating sheets once, until edges are golden, 14 to 16 minutes. Let crackers cool on a wire rack.

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