Homemade Honey Wheat Thins Crackers

honey wheat thins crackers

I’ve been on a homemade cooking kick lately.  Probably because I’ve read more and more about some of the horrible things that are put into our processed foods.  I picked up a box of wheat thins and couldn’t pronounce half of the ingredients on the list.

So, I decided to try making my own.

I took bits and pieces from different recipes I found online and came up with these.

honey wheat thins crackers

I think they are delicious.  And my toddler kept running back to me asking for more crackers.  So much better than store bought.

honey wheat thins crackers

Homemade Honey Wheat Thins Crackers

Homemade wheat thins – better than boxed.


  • 1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 5 tbsp organic butter, cold and cubed
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 1/4 tsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp pure vanilla


  1. In a large bowl combine the wheat flour, salt and paprika. Use a whisk to mix together.
  2. Using a fork, knife, or your hands, mix in the butter until the mixture is similar to coarse sand.
  3. Add the honey and vinegar and stir well.
  4. Combine the water and vanilla in a small dish or cup.
  5. Slowly pour the water into the dough while stirring, just until the dough starts coming together. You may need more or less water. I needed a little more.
  6. Dust a work surface with flour and knead lightly.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 10-20 minutes.
  8. Preheat oven to 400.
  9. Prepare a piece of parchment paper to fit your pan and dust with flour.
  10. Roll dough until thin. The thinner the crispier!
  11. Cut with a pizza cutter.
  12. Sprinkle with salt and place in oven.
  13. Cook 7-10 minutes until crispy to your liking.

Mine made about 80 inch squared crackers, but I had to throw out some of the outer edges that were rolled too thin and burnt.

homemade honey wheat thins mylittleme

Let me know what you think if you try them!

Have you ever made your own crackers?
Jacqueline (Project Purse Club) - February 18, 2013

Can’t wait to try these! Thanks for sharing!

LyndaS - February 18, 2013

Those look fabulous! I am soooo pinning them. Thanks for creating/sharing them.

Brandy - February 18, 2013

Yum! I think we will be trying these!

Brandy - February 18, 2013

Yum! I think we will be trying these! Great idea 🙂

Cat Davis | Food Family & Finds - February 27, 2013

These look soooo good. I have all the ingredients except for the darn vinegar.

Kelly @ Texas Type A Mom - March 5, 2013

My daughter is really into table foods and crackers right now so this would definitely be a great alternative to the store bought ones!

Not So Average Mama - January 22, 2014

Oh this is great! Pinned it for later!!!

Holly - January 22, 2014

These look so good! Makes me wish we weren’t gluten free.

Donna - January 22, 2014

I love the idea of making my own wheat thins! Yours sure do look good!

Robin {Mom Foodie} - January 22, 2014

I haven’t made any crackers in awhile & my daughter loves em’.

Jen - January 22, 2014

I have never even thought about making my own crackers, but these look delicious! Plus they don’t have all of the extra junk! Pinning.

Beth - January 22, 2014

I made a recipe like this last year and the kids loved them!

Sara Phillips - January 22, 2014

YUM! Pinning these to make for my kiddos!

Shannon Schmid - January 22, 2014

That is GENIUS!!

Digna D. - January 22, 2014

I am not sure if I would attempt this as I am not good with recipes like these. They certainly look great and tasty. I need to be more adventurous.

Jennifer @ My Sweet Sanity - January 22, 2014

Those look so much better than boxed crackers. I need to try these.

Angela - January 22, 2014

I’m going to have to make these for my mom. She would love this!

Susan Deppner - October 27, 2014

Sounds doable and very delicious. They look awesome, too. Thanks for sharing!

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