Whey Wheat Crackers

Yields 48 small crackers

1 ¼ c. whole wheat flour
½ tsp. Kosher salt
¼ tsp. paprika
4 Tbs. butter, room temperature, cute in small pieces
1 ½ Tbs honey
¼ c. fresh whey
Sprinkle of Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper for topping
2 tablespoons butter, melted

In a large bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, sugar, salt and paprika. Cut the butter thoroughly into the dry mixture until it it thoroughly mixed and looks like crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk together the honey and whey and add to the flour mixture. Gently mix together and allow to rest for 20 minutes.

Line baking sheets with Use parchment paper, or brush with olive oil. Dust surface with flour and roll 1/3 of the dough out to 1/4 inch thick. Cut with a knife into shapes or use cookie cutters for preferred shapes. Poke with a fork few times. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Options:
Omit the paprika and add in fresh ground black pepper or a dried herb of choice.
Add in 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground chili flakes for a spicy version.