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Mary’s Gone Crackers…Organic Gluten Free Herb Crackers

I’ve heard of the “Mary’s Gone Crackers” brand before from my Stateside gluten free friends and thought the brand name was pretty cool.

When I came across a pack of their herb organic wheat free / gluten free crispy crackers I thought I’d give them a try.

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I like that the crackers are crammed full of brown rice, quinoa, flax seeds and sesame seeds which are all certified organic.

adventures of a gluten free globetrekker Mary's Gone Crackers...Organic Gluten Free Herb Crackers Gluten Free News

How did they taste? They were very crispy, thin and had a nutty taste. Although they’re not at all sweet for some reason they reminded me of Florentine biscuits, I don’t know why because they didn’t taste like them but they did!

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So any drawbacks? Well, yes. Two. They come in a huge packet which is great if you’re going to have a party and use them to dip into hummus, have topped with tapenade or tomato salsa…But I’d you just want a couple then the rest are likely to go lose their delicious crispiness before you eat them.

The other issue? Well, I don’t know how much these crackers retail for in their native US, but the health store I bought them from charged me £4.99. Yes. £4.99 for 184g of crackers!! Is it just me, or is that excessive? I hadn’t bothered to check the price, imagining them to be around the £2 to £3 price mark. I don’t know about ‘Mary going crackers’ but certainly Mrs D felt a bit crackers paying over the odds!

I would buy these again but only if I was having a party and knew they’d get eaten before they lost their crispiness and even then only if I can find them cheaper in another store.

Gluten Free Mrs D

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2 Comments

  1. March 19, 2011 / 9:39 am

    These crackers are delicious but in New Zealand we pay $14.30 for the same size packet. With the current exchange rate, that makes ours £7.15. Shocking isn’t it!

    • Gluten Free Mrs D
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      March 20, 2011 / 11:24 am

      Wow, that price is insane! I’d love to know how much they retail for in the US.