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: July 24th 2021

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pesto crackers
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
Knead until evenly mixed.

Stage 3 - 1 hour
Pesto crackers
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
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Roll out the dough quite thinly (ideally, 2-3 mm or a bare 1/8 inch).

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Pesto crackers
Cut into small rectangles...

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Pesto crackers
...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
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
Leave to cool on a wire rack.
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.
A few days in an airtight tin.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,256 Kcal or 5,259 Kj56 gr201 gr92 gr
63 %22 %19 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
243 Kcal or 1,017 Kj11 gr39 gr18 gr
12 %4 %4 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
21 Kcal or 88 Kj1 gr3 gr2 gr
1 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 60 pieces : 4.02 €
  • Per piece : 0.07 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Flognarde, Naan, Cornmeal baps for Anne, Toasted almond cake, "Moelleux" cake batter, ... All
PestoPesto: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tomato feuilleté with pesto, Thin cherry tomato and pesto tart, Loaf for "les filles'", Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices, Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes, ... All
MilkMilk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mouna, Toasted almond cake, Buckwheat pancakes, Old style brioche, Bonnevaux apple tart, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lille style chicken, Cookies of the Camisards, French onion soup, Panettone, Lime crémeux, ... All
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  • Hi, you was right, the baking temperature was missing in stage #4, sorry for that.
    But now fixed, thanks for warning me.
    Posted by jh july 24th 2021 at 15:33 (n° 2)
  • Hi, it seems that there is no baking temperature? Could you please tell me if it's 200°c for the preparation like for reheating the crackers?
    Posted by Anonymous july 23th 2021 at 18:56 (n° 1)
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