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Pesto crackers

Pesto crackers

These are delicious little aperitif biscuits, really crisp and with the full-on flavour of pesto.

They can be eaten on their own with dips, such as hot tomato or houmous.

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Last modified on: November 8th 2017

For 60 pieces, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
21 min.1 hour20 min.1 hour 41 min.
Preservation: A few days in an airtight tin.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Pesto crackers : Photo of step #1 Put into a food-mixer bowl: 100 ml milk, 250 g flour, 10 g butter, 150 g Pesto and 1 teaspoon fine (or table) salt.
Stage 2
3 min.
Pesto crackers : Photo of step #2 Knead until evenly mixed.
Stage 3
1 hour
Pesto crackers : Photo of step #3 Gather the dough into a thick block, wrap in plastic film, and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Note: This dough can be made the day before.
Stage 4
5 min.
Pesto crackers : Photo of step #4 After refrigerating, roll out the dough quite thinly (ideally, 2-3 mm or a bare 1/8 inch).
Stage 5
5 min.
Pesto crackers : Photo of step #5 Cut into small rectangles...
Stage 6
3 min.
Pesto crackers : Photo of step #6 ...and arrange on a baking sheet. Though it is not essential, at this stage, you can sprinkle a little grated parmesan over the crackers, if you wish.
Stage 7
20 min.
Pesto crackers : Photo of step #7 Bake for about 20 minutes. Do watch for the biscuits browning. You will probably need to turn the tray back to front towards the end of cooking.
Stage 8
Pesto crackers : Photo of step #8 Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Remarks

If your crackers a getting old (after a few days), you can revive them before serving by putting them in a hot oven at 390°F (200°C) for 5 minutes.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 60 pieces : 4.59 €
Per piece : 0.08 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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