Haitian Dirt Cookie Recipe
In a large bucket or bowel, sift in the dirt, shortening or oil and maybe some salt.
Gradually whisk in the water stirring continuously to produce a heavy liquid batter until it becomes smooth and creamy – a little kneading maybe necessary to help water penetrate all the grains of dirt evenly. Other ingredients maybe added deepening on personal preference. It should be noted, many recipes are handed down from generation to generation.
For better results - use pure clean fresh drinkable water.
Batter consistency - It can be more in a paste form or more liquidity - the "baking" time will differ. For better results it’s preferable to make the cookies on a nice clear sunny day so to allow the heat of the sun to fully bake the cookies dry in the open air. Depending the month of the year, the summer months with a hot scorching sun will produce a finished product faster and can be brought to markets sooner and be sold on the streets.
Tis the season to bake cookies - but a new recipe is needed for these the dirt cookies are not nutritious, but they do fill your stomach, so the locals report.
Let's get the dirt out --
Depending on your palate, it’s been reported that the dirt cookies have an unpleasant taste. A reporter sampling a cookie found that it had a smooth consistency and sucked all the moisture out of the mouth as soon as it touched the tongue. For hours, an unpleasant taste of dirt lingered.