I used black quinoa in these crackers, hoping the crackers would be dark or black for a spooky Halloween look. That didn't happen, but you can see the black flecks in there:
Lesson learned: if you decide to make crackers that spell something (Happy Birthday? Merry Christmas? Happy New Year? Congratulations?) I recommend large cookie cutters. These were tiny and somewhat tedious to break out. Large cookie cutters are MUCH easier. These were fun, and cute, but I wouldn't do it again. Large letters. Trust me.
Here is what they look like before baking. I dug through my cookie cutters and also found cats and owls:
And the best part, you get to eat the scrap pieces from in between:
Then surprise your little goblins:
Have a safe and Happy Halloween!