Tahini Za'atar Crackers
- 1 cup sunflower kernels
- ½ cup whole-wheat flour
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup tahini
- 3 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 4 teaspoons za'atar
- Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Pulse the sunflower kernels in a food processor until very roughly chopped. Transfer to a medium mixing bowl and mix in the flour and salt. Stir in the tahini, water, and vegetable oil until the mixture forms a ball. (If necessary, you can knead the dough into a ball with your hands).
- Turn the dough onto the prepared baking sheet and roll it out until it is about ¼-inch thick. (Don’t worry if it’s not a perfect rectangle.) Sprinkle with the za’atar and gently roll again to press the za'atar into the dough. Using a knife or pizza cutter, score the dough into about 24 squares.
- Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, rotate the pan 180°, and continue baking an additional 10 minutes. Turn off the heat, but do not open the door; leave the crackers in the oven to get crisp as the oven cools, about 1 hour.
- Remove the crackers and break them apart at the score lines.
Za'atar is a common Middle-Eastern spice blend available online or in specialty markets.
What others are saying
Sam Dalton says:
I just started playing around with za'atar, but I love the way they turned out in these crackers. My wife insists I make her a batch every week now, she likes to take them to work.
Katie Hason says:
Za'atar on everything! These tahini crackers are so good, especially with the added sunflower kernels. I make them in batches and snack on them all day.