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Appetizer Cracker Basket

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36

Wow guests with your appetizer-serving style! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup cornmeal or semolina (pasta) flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup warm water
4-quart ovenproof bowl
1
tablespoon sesame seed, mustard seed, poppy seed or coarse ground black pepper
Cheese and fruit, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Mix flour, cornmeal, salt and water until smooth. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 12 hours.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Spray outside of bowl with cooking spray; place upside down in 15x10x1-inch pan. Shape dough into 2 balls. Roll each ball on lightly floured surface with rolling pin until 1/8 inch thick. Sprinkle with sesame seed; gently roll seed into dough. Shape 1 dough, seed side down, over bowl, pleating if necessary. Place remaining dough for cracker bread, seed side up, on cookie sheet lined with cooking parchment paper.
  • 3
    Bake basket 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown; remove from oven. Set oven control to broil. Broil dough for cracker bread with top 6 to 8 inches from heat 3 to 5 minutes; turn over and broil 3 to 5 minutes longer or until light brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Remove basket from bowl. Break cracker bread into pieces. Fill basket with cracker bread and cheeses.

Expert Tips

  • If necessary, cover with foil during baking to keep the basket from browning too much.
  • Parchment paper can be found in supermarkets next to the foil and plastic wrap.
  • Nutrition was calculated for the entire recipe, including the edible basket.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cracker
Calories
10
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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