Cheese Crackers

Jennifer Shun is the parent of a type 1 diabetic teen and is the author of For Good Measure, which features low-carb, farm-to-table California cuisine — a resource with specific ingredient lists and nutritional data geared to people living with diabetes.  Click here for the original recipe and notes.

Servings: 24


  • 1 ½ cups almond flour
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar, shredded
  • ¼ cup flax meal
  • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅛ teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, cheese, flax meal, dry mustard, and pepper in a medium bowl.
  3. Add eggs stirring to combine. Dough will be very sticky.
  4. Roll dough between two layers of parchment until ¼ inch thick.
  5. Removing top layer of parchment, shape dough into a rectangle using a butter knife.
  6. { You may need to roll again if thickness is uneven. }
  7. Slice with a pizza cutter into 24 pieces.
  8. Sprinkle with salt.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes until golden.
  10. Cool one hour before storing in an airtight container.

Naturally low-carb & gluten-free


Nutritional Info for 1 cracker:

calories: 67, carbs: 2g, fat: 5g, fiber: 1g, sodium: 41mg, sugars: 0g, protein: 2g

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