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Swedish Hard Tack Recipe
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Swedish Hard Tack

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"Very nice with butter or cheese. Biscuit-like (crunchy) and sweet. Also called knackebrod."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl. Rub in the shortening until the mixture appears sandy. Stir in the buttermilk until the dough holds together. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch thick. Cut into 4-inch squares, then cut each square diagonally into triangles, and prick with a fork.
  3. Bake the triangles in preheated oven on ungreased cookie sheets until dry and lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
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Feb 05, 2010

Ummm ummm, right out of the oven with hot coffee and cream honey, delicious. Any mountain man, or Civil War buff can appreciate the light sweetness and crumbly texture of this recipe. I substituted 1 cup of whole wheat flour with the all-purpose flour and found it more than acceptable. Might not have the shelf life of old-fashioned military hardtack but there won't be enough left for you to carry around after you spead on some honey or deviled ham.

 
Jan 12, 2010

With a few minor tweaks, this recipe is just as good as the stuff grandma used to make : ) There was no measurement for salt so I used discretion and put in 1/4 of a teasoon. I also used margarine instead of butter and and I swapped out the buttermilk for 3/4 cup of skim milk mixed with 1/4 cup of fat-free sour cream. Splenda instead of sugar and whole-wheat flour completed my transformation of this recipe. Grandma also made it a bit softer so I brushed it with melted margarine before baking it and shortened the baking time to 6 minutes.

 

3 Ratings

Oct 28, 2013

it's more like pie crust. If you sprinkle cinnamon and sugar it...it's not bad but sweet

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 8.1 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 129 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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