Chocolate Graham Crackers

Chocolate Graham Crackers
I love making homemade grahams. I first tried my hand at cinnamon graham crackers, and now I added chocolate graham crackers to the collection, maybe I am turning into a graham fanatic. Mmmm, that got me thinking, maybe I’ll try banana bread graham crackers next.

I’ve made homemade graham crackers 5 or 6 times now, but initially it was difficult getting the baking time correct. You don’t want soft cookies but you also don’t want burnt crackers. The key is to keep a close eye on the crackers during the last half of baking.

Chocolate Graham Crackers

Chocolate Graham Crackers

Yield: 45-50 1 inch square crackers

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (I use Cooqi Gluten Free)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons cold milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. 
  2. Cut two pieces of parchment paper to fit in your cookie sheets or use silpat.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, salt, cocoa, sugar, and baking powder together.
  4. Cut the butter into the flour mixture using a pastry blender or your fingers, until it is incorporated and crumbly.
  5. Next, combine the honey and milk in a small bowl, stirring until the honey dissolves completely in the milk.
  6. Add the liquid into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix in with a fork until the dough comes together.
  7. You might need to add a little more milk to the dough, but start with 1/2 tsp more.. I accidentally put in an additional tablespoon of milk and I had to add a bunch more flour to get it workable.
  8. Split the dough in half, set one aside.
  9. Set up a well floured surface. I used a silpat with some flour rubbed on top so I could easily put the silpat on top of a cookie pan and into the oven, but parchment paper works too!
  10. Begin to roll the dough out to about 1/16-inch thick.
  11. Use a pizza cutter to cut the dough into squares and then use a fork to make holes in each cracker.
  12. Bake for 7 minutes, then pull it out of the oven to sprinkle with sugar.
  13. Put it back in the oven for 20-30 minutes.. remember you want crispy crackers. You can always pull them out if you think they are done and if you decide that they aren't after they've cooled, but them back in until their crispy.
  14. Repeat with the other half of the dough.
https://thefirstyearblog.com/chocolate-graham-crackers/

Chocolate Graham Crackers
Homemade grahams are the best! It beats buying a box of the gluten free ones for about $7 for 20 crackers.

Adapted from the kitchenarian.

What other graham cracker flavors can I try?

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46 comments

  1. Happy you posted this recipe! My husband loves chocolate graham crackers. I am going to surprise him by making a homemade batch on Father’s Day.

  2. Hi Beth, these look great! wow! I am bookmarking this, love your beautiful pictures and tutorial! I will give this a try! You are right! much better than spending those $7! :-)
    Hope you are having a great weekend too!

  3. I love chocolate graham crackers!! Yum!

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  4. Pinned this! Sounds amazing!

  5. These look great! I’ve been wanting to make graham crackers too, but all the recipes I saw for them called for graham flour which I couldn’t find anywhere! I’ll have to try these out! Thanks for sharing, they look yummy!

    • I’ve only made my graham crackers with all purpose flour and they always turn out great! Good luck!

  6. I love chocolate graham crackers! I’ll have to give these a try. Thank you for sharing at our Pinteresting Party!

  7. That looks yumm.. my kids love graham crackers. Now I have to try this sooon..:)

  8. I’m going to have to try this for my kids!

  9. I think these call for a scoop of ice cream smooshed between 2 crackers. :)

  10. Just pinned! OMGosh, I can’t wait to make them.

    Popping in from Oh, Mrs. Tucker!

  11. Wow, these look fantastic. I have never made graham crackers before. Thrifty too!

    Thank you for linking this to the In and Out of the Kitchen link party. I am happy you dropped by!

  12. These look so yummy!! I have been wanting to try making some for my littles, chocolate might just give me the motivation I need! :) Pinning this!

  13. Oh my – I love graham crackers and have been looking for a recipe. These look fantastic! I’d love for you to bring them to Tuesday’s Table – http://zentmrs.blogspot.com/2013/06/tuesdays-table-for-june-4-2013-and.html

  14. these look so good! I’m pinning this!

  15. Yum! Found you via the Family Fun link party! Feel free to link up at our party, too!

    http://mommifried.com/ladies-only-blog-share-link-party-dedicated-to-dad/

  16. I have never made homemade graham crackers but these looks so simple yet delish! Found you over on Walking on Sunshine’s linky party.

  17. I was just wondering how to make graham crackers and saw your link at the party. This looks yummy! Thanks!
    Toodles,
    Sara

  18. This sounds so good. I’d love it if you would bring this over to my Saturday Spotlight party to share. Hope to see you there!

    http://angelshomestead.com/saturday-spotlight-20/

    April
    Angels Homestead

  19. These look so good! I’ve been looking for chocolate graham crackers at the store lately and haven’t been able to find them. Now I can make some for myself :) Thanks for sharing!

  20. These looks yummy and I am sure that there would be lots of flavours that would taste great… Lemon, orange and maybe with mint. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday and remember to come back and vote today.

  21. Wow, I’ve never made graham crackers before. What a great idea with chocolate! Thanks for sharing at Give Me The Goods Monday!
    Jamie @Better With Age

  22. I never thought to make graham crackers before! I love that you make them!! Yummy! I am co-hosting with Diana at the Pin Me party! Thanks for linking up! I host Party In Polka Dots every Monday and would love to invite you over!

    Shelley

    http://www.piggyinpolkadots.com/2013/06/party-in-polka-dots-26-linky-and-sweet.html

    • Give them a try, they are one of my favorite snacks! Thanks for the invite!

  23. Beth.. they look AWESOME!!! YUMMY!!

    Thanks for sharing at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream to Reality! Looking forward to seeing what you have been up to tomorrow evening!

  24. Wow – these look really good!! Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime!!

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  26. What a yummy treat, Beth. Thanks for linking up to last weeks party. Can’t wait to see what you link up this week!! Nichi http://mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2013/06/tasty-thursdays-45.html

  27. Great recipe, easy too! When I made these, they flattened out and bubbled! Any ideas why?

    • Woah, flattened out and bubbled? That sounds like something a cookie would do. Did you accidentally pull the crackers apart before baking? They should remain in 1 large square, but use the pizza cutter to make “score” marks. You could also try refrigerating the dough to get it to harden up.

    • Oh, that makes sense! Thanks so much! Definitely going to try these again soon!

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