Quick Easy Homemade Baked Pita Chips

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Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

A classic recipe for crispy Homemade Baked Pita Chips! These crunchy pita chips are healthy, easy to make in under 30 minutes, customizable with your favorites herbs and perfect for snacking.

If you’re gonna make your own homemade pita chips then you better make your own homemade creamy hummus and serve it with these epic marinated olives & feta cheese.

Quick & Easy Homemade Pita Chips

I cannot say it enough. Making your own food is not only rewarding, but it is also WAY better than the store bought stuff. 

Case and point –> these Homemade Baked Pita Chips. They have just the right amount of crunch on the outside while being semi-tender on the inside. They are absolutely divine when they are fresh out of the house! As in they are straight up addicting so you may not have any leftovers! Just saying.

Let’s dive in so you can get to baking!

unbaked pita bread cut into triangles

Are pita chips healthy?

Many women think that pita chips are a healthier alternative to regular chips. However, some varieties can rack up as much fat and sodium as a bag of Doritos. Flipse suggests you opt for baked, not fried, varieties, and seasoned, not salted. Stacy’s Multigrain Pita Chips are a good choice

Ingredients you’ll need to make Homemade Pita Chips:

Pita Chips are so easy to make, you’ll never go back to store bought once you’ve made your own. Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make these epic baked pita chips.

  • Pita Bread – You can use plain or whole wheat pita bread for these pita chips. I like to keep them with the pocket in the middle instead of separating the pita pocket which would create thinner chips. However, if you like the thinner chips then by all means separate the pockets.
  • Olive Oil – Use a good olive oil to coat the pita bread so it browns nicely and gives good flavor.
  • Herbs – This is your opportunity to add flavor or seasoning to your pita chips. I use dry basil, garlic powder, salt and pepper. I have also used a mediterranean spice called Za’atar which is delicious as well.

pouring herb olive oil mixture over pita chips

how to make homemade pita chips

How to make Homemade Baked Pita Chips?

  1. Prep Oven: Preheat oven to 350°F. Next, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Make Herb Oil: In a small bowl, mix olive oil, basil, garlic powder, black pepper and salt.
  3. Cut Pita Bread: Using a knife cut a whole pita bread into 8 even triangles. 
  4. Season: Place pita triangles in a large bowl and pour your seasoned olive oil over the pita. Using your hands, gently toss to coat each triangle with the seasoned olive oil. Then place seasoned pita bread on prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake: Place baking sheet in oven and bake pita chips for 8-10 minutes, until slightly browned.

Are pita chips gluten free?

If you are using store bought plain pita bread then most likely it is not gluten free. Pita Bread is made from flour which means it will have gluten in it. However, if you’d like a gluten free option. I’d recommend these.

overhead photo of baked pita chips

How to Store Homemade Pita Chips?

Once pita chips have cooled, store in an air tight container at room temperature. If stored properly these homemade pita chips will last up to 7 days. However, I recommend not letting them go past 3 days so they are at their freshest and still have that nice “crunch.”

What to serve with Homemade Pita Chips?

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Quick & Easy Homemade Baked Pita Chips

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 15 minutes
  • yield Yield: 3 cups or 40 chips 1x
  • category Category: Appetizer, Snack
  • method Method: Oven
  • cuisine Cuisine: American

Description

A classic recipe for crispy Homemade Baked Pita Chips! These crunchy pita chips are healthy, easy to make in under 30 minutes, customizable with your favorites herbs and perfect for snacking. 

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Ingredients

  • 4 Whole Wheat Pitas, cut into 8 triangles
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of dry basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a small bowl, mix olive oil, garlic powder, black pepper, basil, pepper and salt.
  4. Place pita triangles in a bowl and pour seasoned olive oil over pita. Gently toss to coat each pita triangle, use your hands for this.
  5. Next place pita triangles on prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until slightly browned.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool. Serve immediately or store in an air tight container.

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35 Responses
  1. Theresa

    I was linked to this recipe from an article on Noom. These pita chips are delicious just as the recipe is written! Will definitely make again, and play with an assortment of seasonings to keep it interesting. Thank you!

  2. Michaluna

    Great idea! These chips were a huge hit alongside some dips I had made for a Superbowl party. Every single chip got eaten, so I wish I had made more. They were really good, despite being made with Whole Wheat pita breads. I did add some extra spices (Italian seasoning, Janes Krazy mixed-up salt, white pepper) to make them zippier. Also, I brushed the oil on both sides of the pita with a pastry brush for more even distribution. I flipped them over halfway through baking time, too.

  3. Valerie

    These are amazing! Just stuck to the recipe and so good! Can’t wait to experiment with different spices. No worries about leftovers, there will be none.

  4. JK

    I discovered this recipe spring 2021. I have been making these chips all spring and summer and my friends and family are wowed by them. I will never buy store bought again, these are so much better. I like to use chilli garlic olive oil instead of regular as it gives a nice mild spicy bite and I use Kosher salt instead of sea salt. These are really wonderful!

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