Date and Olive Oil Wine Crackers

“From Whole Foods, who say that these crackers are ideal for serving with wine - no wine in them! The dates provide subtle sweetness. I have not tried these yet, but they look intriguing. Prep time does not include chilling time. Update: The WF website says this will work well using a gluten free flour mix instead of all-purpose.”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
24 crackers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pulse 1 cup flour and the dates in the food processor until the dates are very finely copped; transwer to a large bowl.
  2. Stir in the remaining flour, zest, salt, pepper and baking powder. Make a well in the center.
  3. Pour oil and 2 beaten eggs into the well and stir until combined; knead briefly in the bowl until the dough comes together.
  4. Press the dough into a log and wrap snugly in parchment paper, squeezing tightly and twisting the ends in opposite directions to form a tight 9" log; chill until firm, 2-3 hours.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350 deg F.
  6. Trim off the ends and cut into 24 slices.
  7. Arrange on a large parchment paper-lined baking sheet, brush tops with 1 beaten egg and bake until golden brown, 20-25 minutes.
  8. Cool.
  9. These can be made up to three days ahead and stored in an airtight container.

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