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Title: V-8 crackers
Yield: 75 Servings
2 c All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Cracked pepper or coarsely
2 tb (1/4 stick) butter or
2/3 c Plus 1 Tablespoon V-8 juice
1/4 ts Hot pepper sauce, such as
"The vegetable juice creates an inviting red color that forewarns of
the snap in these spicy crackers, which comes from black pepper and
hot pepper sauce. These are excellent party snacks. 325~F. 20 to 25
minutes Preheat the oven to 325~F.
Stir together the flour, salt, and pepper in a large bowl or in the
food processor. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse
In a separate bowl, mix the V-8 and the hot pepper sauce. Add the V-8
mixture to the flour mixture and blend to form a dough that will hold
together in a cohesive ball.
Divide into 2 equal portions for rolling. On a floured surface or
pastry cloth, roll thin, 1/16 to 1/8 inch thick. With a sharp knife,
cut the dough into 2-inch squares and place them on an ungreased
baking sheet. Prick each square 2 or 3 times with the tines of a fork.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, turning over after 10 minutes. Cool on a
rack. Yield: 70-75.
VARIATIONS: You can substitute or combine tomato juice and other
vegetable juices with the V-8.
For more spice, increase the hot pepper sauce or add celery seed,
cayenne, or your favorite herb.
Substituting 2/3 cup of wheat or oat bran for the same amount of
flour will increases the healthfulness of these crackers.
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