Rosemary and Garlic Crackers

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Rosemary and Garlic Crackers – HOW TO MAKE CRACKERS AT HOME! These homemade Rosemary and Garlic Crackers are the best crackers I have ever had!

I think I know exactly why these are called CRACKers. I OD’d on these babies. Hardcore.

I wasn’t alone. Ana, my lil’ one, was in the room with me. She was on one side of the baking sheet and I was on the other. Eating.

Can you imagine an almost two-year old with garlic breath? Smile

I wish I had a photo to share of our moment with the baking sheet, but I was too busy. Eating.

Usually I make these into long sticks, or twists, and top them with sesame seeds or poppy seeds. That’s the Macedonian way. This time around I wanted to Americanize them, so I cut them in squares. Then I Italianized them and added garlic and rosemary. Smile

Hope you love them as much as Ana and I did.

Rosemary and Garlic Crackers

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WW Freestyle: 1
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
MAKE CRACKERS AT HOME! These homemade Rosemary and Garlic Crackers are the best crackers I have ever had!
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 60
Calories: 25


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Garlic Powder


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Grease two baking sheets with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and rosemary.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the water and olive oil; add it to the flour mixture.
  • Stir it all together until you get a smooth dough. Cut the dough in half, one for each baking sheet.
  • Using your hands and fingers flatten the dough onto the bottom of the baking sheet. Get it as flat and as thin as possible. Do the same with the other dough ball.
  • Sprinkle garlic powder on top then cut the dough into squares with a pizza cutter.
  • Bake for 12 to 14 minutes.
  • Cool for 10 minutes.
  • Serve.


WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 1 
Nutrition Facts
Rosemary and Garlic Crackers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 25 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 0g0%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

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67 Responses
  1. Teri Ryan

    Just made these last night and tasted great — but I had trouble spreading the dough out in the pan. Dough seemed tough and it didn’t spread well, kept tearing/ripping so that I couldn’t fill the pans. Any suggestions for helping the dough be more pliable?

    1. Katerina Petrovska

      Hi Teri!

      This just depends on how large the baking sheet/pan was. Sometimes I will make them on a jellyroll pan and the dough can’t cover even half of it, other times I use a 9×13 pan and that one seems to work better. Just stretch it out as far as it goes and let it be. 😀

  2. Maja

    Great recipe! I experimented and used white wine instead of water and added crushed chili peppers for an extra kick!

    1. Katerina Petrovska

      HI Julie!! I haven’t tried making these with whole wheat flour, but I would advise on using half wheat and half all-purpose flour, otherwise wheat flour alone would make your baked products denser and heavier. Hope that helps!!

    1. Katerina Petrovska

      Hi Diana! Yes, you can absolutely make these ahead – they will keep fresh for 2 to 3 days. Just make sure they stay covered. Enjoy!

  3. sheelbeel

    I made crackers very similar to these and they were wonderful. But they didn’t have the garlic powder so I will definitely experiment with that next. Thanks so much!

  4. kita

    Mmm. rosemary…. I can’t imagine these lasting long here. I am a sucker for rosemary in pretty much anything. I have been on a light cheese and cracker kick lately. Ill slice off just enough for one cracker and munch gleefully to come back a few hours later and do it again. These look perfect. I have never tried crackers before but theres always a first time for everything.

  5. Emma Mason

    I had never made crackers before & then I saw this and had to give it a try! I didn’t have rosemary or garlic powder to hand so put some chives in the mix instead and they turned out beautifully! I was very surprised how easy to make and yummy they were! Could easily be adapted to any flavour you should desire. Thanks so much for posting this recipe x

  6. claudia lamascolo

    I love these bookmarking have a tuscan bean dip perfect for these for The 4th cant wait to try them!

  7. Mina @ Angelloves Cooking

    Oh, these are awesome!!! I adore the rosemary – garlic combination and your crackers look just perfect!!

  8. Mskye

    Wonderful! Definitely going to try this dough…sounds like a great base for lots of different flavors. I bet these would be delicious with some White Bean Rosemary dip!!

  9. visda

    love these crackers. so flavorful and you make it sound so simple as well.:-) That sounds great for my friday movie night at home. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Carolyn

    You had me at rosemary and garlic, because it’s one of my favourite flavour combos. Your crackers look delicious!

  11. Roxana GreenGirl

    this Macedonian Italian American :d crackers look delish. I can imagine you and Ana eating them straight from the baking sheet. What a pretty image.
    Thanks for sharing Kate 🙂 hope you’re having a wonderful Friday

  12. The Harried Cook

    Oh that sounds like an awesome cracker recipe, Kate! I am sure my almost 2 year old would love it too 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  13. Manu

    Ohhhh Kate! Can I have another side of the baking tray (there are 4 right… so who’s going to be the lucky 4th sharing?)? These sound like a must try snack!!! They look delicious!

  14. Kim - Liv Life

    Oh yes, these will do nicely!! Love the savory flavors and the garlic in particular. These are a must try!
    BTW… we loved the Whole Wheat Focaccia the other night, but I messed up and totally forgot about it until 15 minutes before dinner. I rolled it out and basically it turned out like cracker bread, but the flavor was awesome! Will try again, with proper planning soon!

  15. sawsan@chef in disguise

    Isn’t that the best part about cooking or baking with your kids? the special memories and laughs…these look heavenly 🙂

  16. Felice - All That's Left Are The Crumbs

    I have never made crackers before but I will have to try them soon after seeing how wonderful your ones look. I bet I won’t be able to stop eating them either. Garlic breath here I come!

  17. Lindsey@Lindselicious

    Oooh I have a cheese that would go great with these crackers. Please send crackers ASAP! 🙂 These sound great kate, I can only imagine your little one with garlic breath. Too cute!

  18. Ashley @ The Drunk Squash

    Man oh man I’m a sucker for anything garlicky… and the combo of rosemary and garlic is just an added bonus. I’m definitely bookmarking this recipe, although I might do it the Macedonian way because twists sound like fun!

  19. Jeanette

    I’ve only made homemade crackers once and forgotten how good they were – these look terrific – your little girl is so lucky to have a mom making homemade crackers for her!

  20. Sommer@ASpicyPerspective

    you really are a domestic goddess, aren’t’ you! Homemade crackers–they look awesome. 🙂

  21. Kelly

    Rosemary and olive oil is a difficult combination to resist… I’m glad Ana was there to share it with you, garlic breath and all! 🙂

  22. tanja@tanjascookingcorner

    I am toing this recipe. Rosemary and garlic, a good combination of flavors. Highly addictive 🙂

  23. Mike@The Culinary Lens

    I am generally not a fan of dried herbs bu I have to say dried rosemary combined with garlic always works well in dishes like this.

  24. Tina@flourtrader

    Garlic breath is easily forgotten about as additional crackers are eaten! I have never made crackers before but there is always a first-these are inspiring. Yum!

  25. kitchenarian

    Sounds like an International success!! I love these. I have made crackers before and they are so much better than store bought. I can hardly wait to try these!

  26. kankana

    The combination of rosemary and garlic is one of my all time fav. These crackers would definitely taste awsm .. I would love to enjoy them with some soup 🙂

  27. Charlie

    These crackers look amazing!! I was looking for an easy recipe to add to my party menu for this weekend and these are perfect!

  28. Kristy

    Oh these wouldn’t last 10 minutes in our house. Delicious! Our daughters would get along well (either that or fight over crackers!). LOL!

  29. Sandra's Easy Cooking

    This looks absolutely amazing..I love this recipe! Rosemary and garlic just work together so well! Nicely done Kate!:)

  30. Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts

    Kate these sound delicious! Love when you can share moments like that with your kids!

  31. Trix

    Omg, this is like crack. I would have totally eaten them all. That’s funny to think of a toddler with garlic breath!

  32. Parsley Sage

    Ha! Adorable visual you’ve provided there. I’m picturing y’all meeting in the middle for a giant garlic breath snuggle 🙂

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I'm Katerina, a cookie-maker & picture-taker! For me, eating is a moment to share, an enjoyment, a passion. I hope you enjoy my recipes!

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