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Homemade Honey Grahams

The way that my boys gobble up graham crackers, it's a good thing I don't buy them at the store. My homemade version is less expensive, with the added bonus of using minimally processed ingredients. These are fantastic, but they don't last long! —Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min/batch
  • Makes
    32 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons ice water

Directions

  • Whisk together first 8 ingredients; cut in butter until crumbly. In another bowl, whisk together honey and water; gradually add to dry ingredients, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed.
  • Divide dough in half. Shape each into a disk; wrap in plastic. Refrigerate until firm enough to roll, about 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion of dough to an 8-in. square. Using a knife or fluted pastry wheel, cut each into sixteen 2-in. squares. If desired, prick holes with a fork. Place 1 in. apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.
  • Bake until edges are light brown, 10-12 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 60 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 89mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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  • Josette
    Jul 30, 2020

    Saved your recipe to try making these. For homemade plain Graham crackers do I leave out the honey and water? Thank you! Josette from the Netherlands