Cracker Recipes

Want to make your own crackers from scratch? Allrecipes has more than 80 recipes for homemade crackers including whole wheat, cheese, sourdough, graham, and soda cracker recipes.

Staff Picks

Honey Graham Crackers

Rating: 4.27 stars
Make your own honey graham crackers at home! These are simple to make, and can be used in recipes that call for graham crackers.


Rating: 4.69 stars
Good with soup, as an appetizer or as a snack. Lavosh is an Armenian unleavened flat bread.

Homemade Artisan Crackers

Rating: 4.64 stars
Making your own artisan crackers is extremely easy, and so tasty that they're well worth the effort! Wrap them up in a clear bag tied with a pretty bow for gift giving that is sure to impress. Who makes their own crackers?!

Oatmeal Crackers

Rating: 3.8 stars
Made these for my daughter one day. She likes them more than store-bought ones, and I like knowing what she's eating.

NY Style Rye Crackers

Rating: 3.87 stars
Looking for an alternative to the preservatives in commercial crackers, I began the quest to make my own.

Cheddar Cheese Nippers

Rating: 4.38 stars
A crispy cheesy cracker that is very similar to the one that you grew up with -- but with a few additions (or not), they can be a wonderful appetizer. But watch out, they are addictive.

Graham Crackers

Rating: 4.27 stars
A sweet whole wheat cracker. These are very versatile. They can be eaten plain or used in recipes as whole crackers or just crumbs.

Cheddar Crackers

Rating: 4 stars
These are the best ever. Spicy and cheesy crackers that will just melt in your mouth. Use more or less spice to suit your tastes. Cayenne pepper may be used in place of the white pepper.

Cheese and Chive Crisps

Rating: 4.43 stars
These cheesy crispy snacks are deliciously spiced, and made extra crispy using crispy rice cereal!

Animal Crackers

Rating: 3.92 stars
Make your own animal crackers! Cut these tasty not-too-sweet cookies into animal shapes. Made with buttermilk, oats and honey.

Ranch Oyster Crackers

Rating: 4.62 stars
These seasoned oyster crackers make an easy snack for any party occasion.

Alabama Fire Crackers

Rating: 4.66 stars
Turn saltine crackers into a gourmet party snack. This recipe is cheap, delicious and requires no cooking! These are really great with chili.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chef John's Cheesy Crackers
Rating: Unrated
"Absolutely delicious. I have made this recipe 3 times now [with] different cheeses, and plan to experiment with others. How can you go wrong with cheese?" – Bena
Wheat Crackers
Rating: Unrated
"I'll make this again—nice little cracker. Thin is key: the thicker they are, the longer they take to bake and the harder they are. Rolled thin, these are marvelous." – Markjlutz

Ranch Mix Saltine Crackers

Rating: 4.7 stars

A great snack for ranch lovers. Easy to make and cheap.