Apple Cinnamon Graham Crackers

Apple Cinnamon Graham Crackers
Confession: Last night I was sitting on the couch eating Apple Cinnamon Graham Crackers while my husband was doing P90X

It could have been worse, meaning I could have been eating a bowl of ice cream with fudge sauce.

But I didn’t feel so bad because I went to the gym earlier in the evening. And plus, I was eating homemade apple cinnamon graham crackers.

Apple Cinnamon Graham Crackers
Homemade graham crackers is one of my go-to snack items. I would probably just buy them at the store like most normal people if I didn’t have a gluten allergy, but there is no way I am paying $6 for 15 crackers.

Besides, using the pizza cutter to make squares and a fork to poke holes is pretty fun.

Apple Cinnamon Graham Crackers
The above picture shows half of the dough.

Apple Cinnamon Graham Crackers
Apple Cinnamon Graham Crackers

Apple Cinnamon Graham Crackers

Yield: About 3 dozen
Additional Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 2 to 2 & 1/2 cups flour (depending on stickiness)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 stick butter, cut into tbsp
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • cinnamon sugar mixture for topping


  1. Combine 2 cups of the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  2. Cut in the cold butter, I use my fingers.
  3. Add the honey, applesauce, and vanilla - mix well. If the dough is too sticky, add in some extra flour
  4. Roll the dough into a ball, and chill in the refrigerator, covered, for 30 minutes.
  5. After chilling, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  6. Split the dough in half, reserve one half for later. Take half of the dough and using a rolling pin, roll the dough out to about 2/8 of an inch thick. (Not paper thin, but not too thick)
  7. Use a pizza cutter to cut the dough into squares and then use a fork to poke holes in each cracker.
  8. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, more the better!
  9. Bake for 18-20 minutes. At this point it depends on how you prefer your grahams, I like mine crunchy, not soft. Generally, I will remove the edge pieces because they might be getting burnt and continue to bake for 10-15 more minutes.
  10. The great thing about this recipe is that you can pull the crackers out of the oven, let them cool completely to see how done they are and decide to put them back in the oven if they aren't crunchy yet.
  11. Repeat with the other half of the dough.
  12. Store in an air tight container.


Recipe adapted from our friend - Heather's French Press.


  1. Homemade graham crackers have been on my bucket list. Thanks for reminding me I need to try them ASAP. Pinned!

  2. Baha…you sound like me. I eat ice cream while watching The Biggest Loser sometimes.
    I have been looking for a good homemade graham cracker recipe. I love eating some before a run and they are my daughter’s fav snack. I’m defiantly trying your recipe! Thanks for sharing.

  3. These look so yummy! Pinning and making for my kiddos :)

  4. These look great! My daughter will love making and eating them!

  5. Ahhh these look so good!!! Oh my goodness, apple and cinnamon in a graham cracker?! Sounds so good!!!

  6. Thank you for bringing your Graham Crackers to Family Fun Friday! They look delicious!!! :) Pinning for sure!

  7. Do you use regular flour? Or graham flour? Looks amazing!

    • You know, I feel like you could use whatever you wanted. I used all purpose gluten free flour. Graham crackers are very adaptable!

  8. Love this and I cannot wait to make it for my kiddos. Pinned and I am a new follower!

  9. Beth I love everything you make :-) and this recipe looks fabulous as well! I find your posts at several link parties that I also go to! I pinned this recipe!

  10. Beth these are perfect, healthy and yummy too I am sure. Hopping over from the Frugal crafty hop.♥

    • Hi Katherine! Sometimes I wish they would make themselves so then I would never run out!

  11. I love the swirled batter! Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday linky party!

  12. These looks and sound delicious! If you made yours gluten free, what flour/s did you use!

    • I use Andrea’s All Purpose Gluten Free Flour – not sure if you can find it outside of the St. Louis Area.

  13. I love the sound of homemade graham crackers! Pinning and can’t wait to give these a try, thanks so much for sharing Beth :)

  14. I’ve never made graham crackers myself before, I love the flavors you choose to add to yours, sounds amazing!

  15. Hi Beth!

    I featured your recipe for this week’s Tasty Tuesdays! I hope you’ll stop by and linkup again this week!


  16. Ohhh these sound amazing!! Definitely on my list of things to try.
    Thanks for sharing at Artsy Corner Link Party! You were featured today!!

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  18. Those look so yummy! Pinning to try soon.

  19. If they are Graham crackers, why is there no Graham flour in the recipe?

    • Hi Robin!
      Not all homemade graham cracker recipes need graham flour. These are really delicious and taste like graham crackers!

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