Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

Ok, I’ve been hammering the sweet tooth a little hard recently. Figured I’d change it up a little bit this week with these scrummy Spicy Rosemary Thins! For me, rosemary always tastes so homely. That may sound a little strange but I feel it’s almost like the herb equivalent of that winter ‘sitting in front of the fire with a mug of soup’ feeling. I don’t know what it is but I just love it. Like a herby hug!

Anyway, they’re blooming amazing and obviously you’re gonna have a go at making them because they’re super duper easy & quick!

Here is what you will need to make approx 25 – 30 Spicy Rosemary Thins.

(Recipe from the lovely I Bake He Shoots.)

  • 1 tbsp Fresh Rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 100g Plain Flour
  • 100 g Unsalted Butter, Room Temp
  • 100g Extra Mature Cheddar Cheese, Finely Grated
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt


Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins Recipe

Finely chop together the rosemary and chilli flakes.

In a food processor, add in the flour, butter, cheese, baking powder, salt & herbs.

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

Pulse until it just comes together to form a dough.

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

Tip the dough out onto a sheet of grease proof or baking paper and knead gently into a log shape.

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

Using the paper as an aid – roll it up into a round log then press the ends in to fill any gaps.

Place this in the freezer for 25 minutes to chill.

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

Meanwhile, preheat your oven to 180°C/Fan 160°C & line a baking tray with baking paper or a silicone baking sheet.

When the 25 mins are up – remove the dough from the freezer and slice discs approx 3-4mm thick.

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

Place the chilled discs onto the baking tray, slightly spaced apart to allow for spreading.

Put your Spicy Rosemary Thins into the centre of the preheated oven and bake for 10 – 12 mins or until just turning golden on the edges.

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

Leave them on the tray for a minute or two to harden then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. (That should only take about 15 mins.)

Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins | Biscuits | Crackers | Savoury | Sables

These Spicy Rosemary Thins would make great nibbles if you’re having friends over for a few drinks, or the perfect accompaniment to any cheese board! Far better than most crackers you can buy in the shops that’s for sure. And if you’re worried about the heat of the chilli flakes, it’s not hot I promise. It’s more like a pleasant, gentle warmth in the back of the throat as an after taste. They’re just… well, blinkin’ gorgeous!

I hope you all enjoyed this weeks post my lovelies, until next week.

Miss KitchenMason

As featured on Julia’s Simply Southern Meal Plan Monday #196

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22 thoughts on “Simple & Spicy Rosemary Thins”

  1. Connie E. Landron says:

    I can’t wait to try these. I have been looking for recipes for ALL kinds of homemade crackers. Crackers for cheese and entertainment to graham crackers and soup crackers. Do you have any others? Do you know if there is a kitchen tool/gadget for quicker perforating the crackers?

    1. Emma says:

      Hi Connie. I’m so happy you’re excited about this recipe! Unfortunately this is the only cracker recipe I currently have but I’ll put some more on my to do list. As for a gadget, if you search for a ‘dough docker’ that might be the kind of thing you’re after 🙂 Emma x

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    1. Awww thank you for the kind words Luther, that’s really sweet of you! I’ll be honest, I didn’t even know you could do things like donate, I just do it because I enjoy it 🙂

  3. what’s your opinion which flour is the best to this recipe?

    1. I have only ever tried it with Plain Flour x

        1. Just realised why you were asking, thank you for pointing my error out! I’ve now changed the ingredients x

  4. looks good. thanks for the shout out!

    1. No problem! Thanks for the lovely recipe 🙂

  5. maynie malan says:

    hi, I would really appreciate it if you could drop me a line and let me know how long they keep (eg. in a jar) I bake cookies for a friends coffee shop and would love to give them these as a savory alternative but they have to have some sort of ‘shelf life’…thanx 🙂

    1. I’ll be honest I’m not sure, they haven’t lasted longer than 3 days in my house! But they still tasted fine at that point if that helps you at all?

      1. maynie malan says:

        thanx…i’m going to give it a try anyway, they sound delicious!

        1. I can now confirm they still taste good after 4 days haha! Hope it goes well for you! X

  6. Lokness says:

    These look fantastic! Would be great to give out!

    1. Thank you! I think they would make lovely Christmas gifts in a cellophane bag with a pretty ribbon.

  7. I love this! I am such a sucker for anything with cheese! I’m going to save this recipe for my holiday entertaining. Nice job!

    1. Me too! I LOVE cheese! My favourite part of Christmas too… the cheese board 🙂

  8. amallia says:

    wow, looks so delicious, I’ll try this soon:-)

  9. lucylox says:

    Wow so yummy sounding 🙂

    1. Thanks Lucy! You should give them a go and see for yourself 😉

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