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Hi Bob, I am a Jersey girl, and grew up eating OTC crackers. My grandmother formulated a recipe back in the eighties, but they weren't quite OTC. I've experimented and come up with the following: 2 cups flour, 1/2 tsp. salt, 2 BBLS shortening, 1/4 tsp yeast, pinch of sugar, 3/4 cup warm water. Cut the shortening into the flour with the salt, sugar, and yeast until crumbly. Add water and stir with a fork to combine until dough comes together. Knead once or twice and let rest for 30 minutes. Shape into 72 rough balls, and place on a parchment lined, and greased cookie sheet. Rest in a warm oven 30 minutes. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes, lower to 275 degrees and bake for 20 minutes, and lower again to 175 degrees and bake for 90 minutes. I use a convection oven, so it may take longer to dry them out in a regular oven. Once baked, cool and crack into soup!