Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Why do they put holes in crackers?

Answer Question

Asked by Anonymous at 1:57 AM on Feb. 25, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (4)
  • Let's the steam out while baking?

    Answer by BlessedMommy64 at 1:58 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • so you can look through them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:59 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • idk how many holes do u have?

    Answer by sauna26 at 2:02 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • BlessedMommy64 guessed correctly. If you buy a box of the oddball "puffy" crackers (not saltines), you will see the puffy ones DON'T have holes. The holes keep the crackers from puffing up while baking. The same reason you pierce a pie crust before you bake it.

    Answer by jburg2541 at 3:48 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.