Swedish Hard Tack

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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1 h servings 196 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 129 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.



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 substit...

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 margari...

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