Carrot Cake Crackers

If you haven’t invested in a food processor, then I highly recommend doing so.  (THIS is the one I have, which I LOVE.)  Food processors make baking and cooking from scratch so much easier and you have the ability to create a lot more too.  For instance, these Carrot Cake Crackers.


These crackers have a delicious carrot-cake like flavor, are subtly sweet and are free of: grains, gluten, dairy, eggs, refined sugar and soy.  They are great for satisfying that between-meal hunger, especially for kids and nursing moms (like me ;)).



Carrot Cake Crackers


  • 1 medium sized carrot (65 g)
  • 1/2 Cup walnut halves
  • 1/4 Cup raisins
  • 2 Tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 Cup cassava flour
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp water (if needed)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Wash, peel and slice carrot (into about 1/2-inch long “coins”).
  3. Add carrot, walnuts, raisins, and sunflower seeds to food processor.  Blend well, stopping to scrape the edges every so often.
  4. Add in cassava flour, cinnamon and salt to mixture.  Blend well.
  5. If needed, add water.  Dough should form a ball in the food processor (looks a bit like play dough).
  6. Remove dough from food processor and flatten between two sheets of parchment paper.  Use a rolling pin to roll dough to desired thickness.
  7. Remove top layer of parchment paper, transfer cracker dough to baking sheet and cut dough into squares (or desired cracker shape).  A large knife or pizza cutter works best.
  8. Place baking sheet in oven (middle rack) and bake crackers for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove baking sheet from oven and flip crackers.  Bake another 10-15 minutes or until done.


These crackers taste great with guacamole or cream cheese, or eaten alone 🙂


I suggest letting these Carrot Cake Crackers cool completely before placing them in a storage container – any moisture will make the crackers a bit chewy and harder to eat.  You can store these in a plastic bag or any tightly sealed container and these crackers should last up to a week in your pantry.


Do you guys like the cracker recipes I’ve been creating?  If you have any suggestions for more flavor combinations then I’d love to hear!


Hope your week has been off to a great start!


2 Comments on “Carrot Cake Crackers

    • The recipe calls for walnuts and sunflower seeds…which are both supposed to be avoided when following AIP (right?). So, I’m afraid I don’t have any substitutions. If you can have the walnuts then you could try just eliminating the sunflower seeds, but I haven’t tried that myself.


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