Unleavened Communion Bread

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

It's that time of year - 1st Holy Communion is here! I found this on cooks.com, as the Holy Communion recipe posted at zaar contains a nut extract and many children have allergies to nuts. I have yet to make this, so I estimated on prep time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together the flour, sugar and salt.
  2. Cut in shortening.
  3. Add a little bit of milk at a time, and only enough to form into dough.
  4. Roll dough (using floured rolling pin) to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 1/2 inch squares.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until done.


Most Helpful

Very nice taste. I omitted the salt since I used margerine (which has salt in it) and used 1 tbsp sugar since the previous review mentioned it being overly sweet. I thought 1 tbsp was the perfect amount. I've also used butter with this recipe but I like it better with the margerine.

Vraklis January 08, 2009

My son and I made this recipe, as a first communion project. It was easy to make and the recipe's directions were right on. However, it was more like eating sugar cut out cookies than bread[maybe that is because we used butter instead of shortening ;)]. But my entire family tired it and loved the taste!!

hlowesw March 10, 2007

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