Recipe for Making Your Own Emergency Rations

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Recipe for Making Your Own Emergency Rations

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Here is a recipe of how to make your own emergency rations for your car, home, bug-out bag or any other place where you might need emergency food rations. Using all shelf stable ingredients, this recipe makes light-weight, high-calorie rations that last 5 years without refrigeration. Here are the basic ingredients:

1. All-purpose Flour – 4 cups (1600 kcal)
2. Vegetable Shortening – 2 cups (3776 kcal)
3. Sugar – 2 cups (1548 kcal)
4. Cornstarch – 1 cup (488 kcal)
5. Honey – 1 cup (1031 kcal)
6. Vanilla Extract – 4 tbsp (208 kcal)

This recipe makes 3 lbs and 12 ozs of uncooked dough with 8,651 total calories. That makes about 20 – 3 ozs bars of rations with over 430 calories each. You can play with this recipe by adding other ingredients like nuts, dried fruit or peanut butter but make sure you do not use anything that can become rancid. Good luck.