Chef Josh's Homemade Dill Seed & Thyme Oyster Crackers

Servings 2 cups


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon dill seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons butter cold, box grated into shreds
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • Season salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 375f degrees.
  • Sift flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder. Add the dill seed and thyme.
  • Add the shredded butter and use a pastry cutter mix in (like you are making pie dough.)
  • Add water and gently mix the dough until it comes together into a ball. Do not over mix.
  • Allow the cracker dough to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Using a rolling pin on a lightly floured surface, roll dough to about ⅛ inch thick
  • Stitch out the dough using a small circle cutter and place the raw crackers onto a cookie sheet pan with a baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Place the pan in the oven and bake until crackers for 10 minutes. Turn the oven off and leave the crackers inside to cool and continue to crisp, about 1 hour.
  • Remove from the oven, season with salt and pepper.
  • Enjoy by themselves or in your favorite soup or stew!
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