from food preservation yahoo group
My Private Note
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- 1Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
- 2Combine the flours, sugar, spices and salt in a food processor or medium mixing bowl.
- 3Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender, two knives or the food processor until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- 4Mix in the water gradually, until the dough holds together in a ball but isn't.
- 6Divide the dough in half and roll each piece out separately on a lightly floured surface to a 12 x 12 inch square, 1/8 inch thick. Yes, it is important.
- 7to roll the dough this thinly, so be gentle but firm when you do it. If the.
- 8dough seems unusually resistant, just cover it with a towel and give it.
- 9a 15 minute rest; it should prove more placid once the gluten relaxes.
- 10Use a sharp knife or a rolling pizza wheel to cut the dough into 1 1/2 inch.
- 11squares, and transfer as many as you can at a time (a giant spatula works well here) to ungreased or parchment-lined baking sheets. Or, transfer each sheet of dough directly to the baking sheet with your spatula, rolling pin or hands, and then cut it into squares, separating the squares.
- 12Bake for 10 minutes.
- 13Remove the baking sheets from the oven, spray the tops of the crackers lightly with nonstick cooking spray and sprinkle with salt (or some dried granulated garlic, which is also good).
- 14Return the crackers to the oven and bake for 5 to 10 minutes more, until nicely golden brown.
- 15Transfer to a cooling rack.
- 16Yield: approximately 120 small crackers.
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Nutritional Facts for Chick Pea Crackers
Serving Size: 1 (13 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 30
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 50.8
- Calories from Fat 21
- Total Fat 2.4 g
- Saturated Fat 0.6 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 98.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 6.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
- Sugars 0.6 g
- Protein 1.0 g