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The tiny holes found in numerous brands of crackers are there to help steam escape from the cracker dough during the baking process. If the holes are too close together, the cracker will end up being extra dry and hard, and if they are too far apart, parts of the cracker will rise and form undesirable little bubbles on the surface of the cracker.