Easy low-carb chilli crackers are an easy-to-make gluten-free snack you will want to keep on hand in your house.

These gluten-free crackers are perfect for dips, meat and cheese boards, and bruschetta. The best part is you can have a batch of crackers done in 25 minutes.

Easy Low-Carb Chilli Crackers - Gluten-Free

Easy Low-Carb Chilli Crackers(Gluten Free)

What do you enjoy when you want a crunchy cracker but are living low-carb and wanting easy healthy family recipes? 

These easy low-carb chilli crackers made with mozzarella dough of course!

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If you have been low-carb for a while, you will know how versatile mozzarella dough is. It is tasty, easy, low-carb, keto, grain-free, wheat-free and of course, gluten-free.

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How to make mozzarella dough

Once you have mastered mozzarella dough (aka Fat Head dough), then you will be able to make a variety of recipes.

Simply make the Fat Head dough in a bowl as per the recipe below, and roll out as thin as you require then bake.

TOP TIP: To prevent the mozzarella dough from sticking, place the low-carb dough in between sheets of baking parchment (NOT baking paper) to roll out.

How to bake low-carb chili crackers

Once you roll out the mozzarella dough, use a pizza cutter to cut the low-carb dough into squares. You may wish to press a fork into each cracker to give it the appearance of your favourite store-bought crackers.

Bake on one side until crispy, then using a wide spatula, flip the crackers over so they crisp on both sides.

Are gluten-free crackers really healthy?

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Further reading: Gluten-Free vs Grain-Free PLUS a free printable list of grains to avoid. Some might surprise you. Which is healthiest? Remember this — gluten-free junk is still junk!

Many people choose to live gluten-free because they are whether intolerant to gluten, or they just feel better when gluten is removed from their daily diet. 

Others have chosen to live gluten-free because of all the magazine articles that recommend living gluten-free for health benefits. Unfortunately, when many people decide to live gluten-free they begin to buy gluten-free products such as gluten-free bread, crackers, cakes, cookies etc in the false hope they are healthier – spoiler alert – they’re not.

Many people are unaware that many gluten-free products are ultra-processed, fortified, and high-carb. They are generally made with a gluten-free flour such as rice flour, tapioca starch, and potato starch.

So what do you do? If you are living grain-free, you become gluten-free naturally by default.

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How to store crackers

Because the low-carb chilli crackers are predominantly made of cheese, they need to be kept in the refrigerator unless they are being eaten straight away.

You can also freeze the low-carb chilli crackers in an airtight container. Just remember to place a sheet of baking parchment in between each layer so they are easy to remove and defrost just as many as you need each time.

Easy Low-Carb Chilli Crackers - Gluten-Free

Serving suggestions

To enjoy these easy low-carb chilli crackers, why not serve with pate, pepperoni or even more cheese?

They are also lovely to use with a dip such as pesto or salsa.

Easy Low-Carb Chilli Crackers - Gluten-Free
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Easy Low-Carb Chilli Crackers Recipe

Crazy easy chilli crackers and just as spicy as you like them.
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Course: Coconut Flour Recipes, Dinner
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Grain free, Keto, LCHF, Low Carb, No Sugars, Wheat Free
Keyword: Easy Low-Carb Chilli Crackers
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 205kcal
Author: Thinlicious.com
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  • Baking sheets – non stick
  • Silicone baking sheets
  • Pizza cutter


Fat Head Tortilla Chips

  • 200 g pre-shredded/grated mozzarella
  • 100 g almond meal/flour
  • 1 eggs – medium
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tsp chilli powder or more to taste


  • Mix the shredded/grated cheese and almond flour/meal in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Or gently melt together in a saucepan.
  • Stir then microwave on HIGH for another 30 seconds. Remove and stir again. Add the egg, salt and chilli. Mix.
  • Place the mozzarella pastry between 2 pieces of baking parchment/paper and roll into a thin, rectangle (see photos here). Remove the top baking paper/parchment. 
  • Slide the baking paper/parchment with the mozzarella pastry, on a baking tray (cookie tray) or pizza stone, and bake at 220C/425F for 12-15 minutes, or until browned on the top. Flip the FatHead pastry over (onto baking paper/parchment) and brown the other side.
  • Remove from the oven and cut into square cracker shapes.  Bake again at 220C/425F for 3 – 5 minutes.


Mozzarella pastry can also be made by replacing the almond meal/flour with 1/4 cup (4 tbsp) coconut flour.
Nutrition notes were calculated using the mozzarella dough.  


Serving: 1serve (serves 6)Calories: 205kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 12gFat: 16gSodium: 223mgPotassium: 35mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 332IUCalcium: 207mgIron: 1mg

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  1. 5 stars
    Okay so I used sunflower seed meal instead of almond meal AND IT TURNED OUT FANTASTIC! Thanks for the recipe!

  2. The serving size is confusing. Is it 6 crackers per serving?

  3. Dianne Vanderlist says:

    Okay want to make these, but what can I use because of nut allergies, please.

    1. The recipe notes state “Mozzarella pastry can also be made by replacing the almond meal/flour with 1/4 cup (4 tbsp) coconut flour.”

  4. Dianne Vanderlist says:

    How much sunflower seed meal did you use.

  5. 5 stars
    re Low Carb Chilli Crackers. It is stated “1 serve (serves 6) @ total carbs 4 g”. Question: is the 4 g carbs for the total cracker number, or 1/6th of the total number? (many here in Aus use ‘carbs’, not net carbs’.

    Serving Size


    1. 5 stars
      Hi Miriam, the recipe makes 6 servings, so the nutrition is for 1 serving = 1/6th of the recipe. Everyone tends to make their crackers smaller or larger than the next person so as long as you only have 1/6th, the nutrition panel is correct. I always state NET carbs as the majority of readers on my Facebook page and email community from around the world use NET carbs. I do have both values in every nutrition panel so you can select the one that works well for you.