Back of 12 Days of Edible Gifts: Thyme Crackers When YumSugar suggested I make crackers as an edible gift, I immediately envisioned a cheesy cracker that would pair nicely with a bottle of bubbly. However, I realized that if I made a light, crisp herb-infused cracker instead, then I could gift it with a beautiful chunk of cheese. Who doesn't want homemade crackers and artisanal cheese?! Although the thought of cracker dough can be a little intimidating, this recipe is surprisingly simple and straightforward. After chilling in the fridge for a couple of hours, the dough was no trouble to roll out. The more rustic the better — these crackers should look homemade. Package in a cellophane bag and give with a nice circle of brie or my favorite cheese, Cowgirl Creamery's Mt. Tam. Get the recipe now. Thyme Crackers From Martha Stewart Ingredients2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh thyme, plus small sprigs for garnish Coarse salt 1 teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1 cup heavy cream 1 large egg white, lightly beaten Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Pulse the flour, thyme, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and sugar in a food processor until combined. Add butter; pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. With machine running, add cream; process until dough forms. On a lightly floured surface, briefly knead dough. Divide into 4 pieces; shape into rectangles. Wrap each in plastic; refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. On a lightly floured surface, roll out 1 piece of dough into a very thin rectangle. Transfer to a baking sheet. Score the dough into 4-by-2-inch diamonds. Brush with egg white, and sprinkle with salt. Garnish each diamond with a thyme sprig. Repeat with remaining dough. Bake until golden brown and crisp, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack. Break diamonds into individual crackers. Makes about 4 dozen. Information Category Snacks, Crackers View 15 Photos › Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 Photo 6 Photo 7 Photo 8 Photo 9 Photo 10 Photo 11 Photo 12 Photo 13 Photo 14 Photo 15 Comments zeze 7 years Is fresh thyme an absolute must, i have dried. Also, what other dried herbs would work well in this do you think? hollspd 7 years Yum. I made these tonight. I'm sharing them with friends tomorrow - hope they like them as much as I do!! AmberHoney 7 years Thanks lauren, I had a lot of fun with it this summer. I made a pesto-like sauce and spread it on chicken before baking - super simple and delish. Served with lemon wedges. To Yum, I like your style! Food 7 years These were delicious! Party gave me some to take home and try with cheese, but guess what? They never made it to that step! lauren 7 years Oh amber honey, I LOVE lemon thyme! I bet these crackers would be delicious with it! AmberHoney 7 years I have some dried lemon thyme from my garden this year, I think I'll try it with that - another winner from the SugarGirls!