Jamaican Jackass Corn

Jackass corn is made from a dough of flour, water and spices. It is rolled flat and then cut into the desired shape with a patterned cutter. Most are rectangular, and are crisp and hard. This consistency is achieved by eliminating baking powder and soda from the dough. 

1 coconut
1 cup sugar
2 -3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp baking soda(optional)
1/2 tsp salt

  1. Sweeten grated coconut with sugar ( a little extra might be needed) 
  2. Add 2 cups flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. 
  3. Knead to a smooth dough, add extra flour if needed.Cill for 20 minutes.
  4. Roll out on a floured surface to about 1/8 inch thick. 
  5. Cut into squares with a knife or with a cookie cutter. Place on a greased or lined cookie sheet. 
  6. Bake at 375*F until they are crisp and lightly browned.
  7. Store in a airtight container.

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