To make these tasty crackers, all you need is hummus and oats! Sure, buying crackers at the store is convenient. But, these simple homemade crackers are loaded with healthy fuel for our bodies AND can save us money! Maximize your thriftiness by making your own hummus and grinding up oats to make your own oat flour. That makes these crackers just $0.16 per serving, and you can make this entire recipe for under $1!
15 oz canned chickpeas (drained & rinsed, save 1 Tbsp chickpea water to add to dough)
coarse sea salt
1-2 garlic cloves
1 cup hummus
2/3 cup oats (ground to flour)
2-4 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
If making your own hummus, first drain and rinse chickpeas, saving 1 Tbsp of the chickpea water to add to your dough later.
In a food processor, add chickpeas, garlic, salt, and olive oil. Blend until smooth.
Transfer hummus to a large mixing bowl. Add flour and mix to combine, forming a dough ball.
Place dough on a flat surface, lined with parchment. Put another piece of parchment on top and use a rolling pin to flatten out dough (¼ inch thick or less).
Cut dough into circles. (I used a 2 ¼ inch round cookie cutter, you could also use the rim of a glass.) Re-roll leftover dough and continue to cut out cracker shapes until dough is used up.
Place cut dough shapes on a baking sheet, lined with parchment and lightly sprayed.
Prick the center of each cracker with a fork so they bake evenly.
Sprinkle on sesame seeds and press down gently with hands. Sprinkle on salt.
Bake 30-40 minutes, until golden.
Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Yields ~50 crackers
Serving: 10 crackers serving
about 5 servings