Zwieback Recipe

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  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter , cut into pieces
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 (.25 oz) package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water


  1. Heat milk over low heat until just below boiling. Remove from heat;stir in butter, honey and salt. Set aside and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine yeast and lukewarm water. Set aside 5 minutes for yeast to soften. Add cooled milk mixture to softened yeast and beat in 4 cups flour.
  3. Knead dough in a bowl, adding up to 1/2 cup more flour if necessary, until a smooth, soft dough forms. Divide dough into 8 balls 3 inches in diameter. Place balls 4 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets; pat into 4 inch rounds. Set aside, lightly covered with kitchen towels, about 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  5. Bake raised rounds 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven; leave oven on. Let cool on sheets 10-15 minutes, or until cool enough to handle.
  6. With a serrated knife, cut each round into six 1/2-inch slices. Place slices, cut sides down, on cookie sheets and return to oven 5 minutes. Turn slices and bake 5 to 7 min. longer, or until golden on both sides. Turn off heat and leave zwieback in unopened oven until cool, about 45 minutes. Store in a tightly covered container.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 596.99 Kcal (2499 kJ)
Calories from fat 64.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.15g 11%
Cholesterol 16.49mg 5%
Sodium 321.75mg 13%
Potassium 259.27mg 6%
Total Carbs 116.17g 39%
Sugars 20.44g 82%
Dietary Fiber 4.24g 17%
Protein 15.13g 30%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 98.7mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 257.44 Kcal (1078 kJ)
Calories from fat 27.73 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.08g 11%
Cholesterol 7.11mg 5%
Sodium 138.75mg 13%
Potassium 111.8mg 6%
Total Carbs 50.1g 39%
Sugars 8.81g 82%
Dietary Fiber 1.83g 17%
Protein 6.52g 30%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 0.6mg 7%
Calcium 42.5mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.7
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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