Hot Potato Crackers

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Title: Hot Potato Crackers
Yield: 65 Crackers
Categories: Bakery, Crackers


1 1/3 c All purpose flour
2/3 c Potato flour
2 tb Dried chives
1/2 ts Salt
2 ts Black pepper, ground
1/2 c Shortening
1/2 c Water
Salt for the tops, optional
Paprika for the top, option

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a large bowl, combine the flours, chives, salt & pepper. Cut in the
shortening until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Slowly blend in
the water. Divide the dough into 2 equal balls. On a floured surface, roll
out into a thin rectangle 1/16" to 1/8" thick. Sprinkle with salt & paprika
& roll over with rolling pin.

Cut into 2" shapes with a sharp knife. Prick each cracker with a fork.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Some crackers will brown
more quickly than others, so watch carefully for the last 5 minutes or so.
Cool on a wire rack.

Use as an alternative snack to potato chips.

Foust & Husch, "Crackers!"