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Nordic PINE BARK Cookies – sawdust cookies? | HARD TIMES – recipes from times of scarcity

September 29, 2019


  • Reply nzahtz125 February 6, 2019 at 3:19 am

    What is that word you say right before you taste something? And what does it mean?

  • Reply Hey Stopthat February 9, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    Add vanilla, and some brown sugar, some nuts, maybe some more butter…..

  • Reply Sam Ayling February 13, 2019 at 4:12 am

    Emmy eats a coaster Part 1-

  • Reply ChomperSub February 15, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    6:35 – I could not F…… but i found them!

    Me: F…. what? 😂

  • Reply sIsTeR ShOoK February 16, 2019 at 6:51 pm

    Did anyone notice the headlamp at 2:16

  • Reply Leeni P February 17, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    I am Finnish and have never heard pettuleipä and pettu in general ever been mixed with wheat. It was mixed with rye flour. The first cultivar in Finland according to research in Finland was buckwheat. The first cultivated cereal was barley, then came rye and wheat arrived few hundred years later. But a real Finnish bread still today is rye bread, we do not like the mushy white bread. When I arrived to USA the first thing I missed was a real Finnish sour dough rye bread (no pettu, never had it, it is kind of a modern way to go back to old tradition), the second thing I missed was real hot Finnish sauna you can't find here (the health club ones are a joke, far too low temperature). Among all the things in the world we can have and then lose are the small things, the things that we got used to in childhood, things that gave comfort. I can go to a French bakery here, by whatever I want but if I had the choice I would want to get Finnish sourdough reikäleipä just fresh and still very warm from a bakery, rush home and add butter on top when it would still be melting on top. I have Finnish hard sourdough bread sent to me and can use it as a dough starter but the rye flour, the best one in here just does not taste the same. It must be the different soil and even the way of the agricultural practice.

  • Reply Criss Meredith February 19, 2019 at 1:45 am

    I'm camouflaged!

  • Reply Keywonia Spencer February 23, 2019 at 11:43 am

    Today im going to be making a recipe for pine bark cookies. Pine bark cookies meaning pine bark from a pine tree😳😵 (BIG SWALLOW and smile)😂 lol…i don't think she's ready for this food adventure

  • Reply Trash Panda February 25, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    I love pine needle tea

  • Reply sayraye February 27, 2019 at 5:41 am

    I'm camouflaged 🙈💖

  • Reply Angelique Coke March 1, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    id make this and put it in a gift bag or box for a man. dip half the cookie in chocolate and sprinkle with finely chopped bacon

  • Reply Adventures with Katie March 3, 2019 at 3:06 am


  • Reply Adventures with Katie March 3, 2019 at 3:15 am

    I chew on Cambium sometimes when I'm Hiking. Nice trail side nibble

  • Reply Peggy Jones March 4, 2019 at 6:35 am

    My grandpa was in a concentration camp in Poland and Germany during WWII. I was reading up on the records of the rations served to prisoners. It listed "tree flour" as an ingredient in the bread. I always assumed they used sawdust. Now I'm wondering if they used pine bark flour to stretch the flour instead of just sawdust.

  • Reply HaakonTheViking March 6, 2019 at 3:07 am

    In Norway we used birch bark.

  • Reply SNOTWAGON March 7, 2019 at 2:59 pm


  • Reply jean skilling March 9, 2019 at 6:28 am

    My husband says it's legal to put some sawdust in the comercial bread now.

  • Reply Eliza Dolittle March 13, 2019 at 3:00 am

    I've had pine needles as a tea. Just took hot water and put a bunch of needles in to steep then added honey and drank it. You can taste the pine, but unlike the way you described the pine bark cookies, the tea did not have a bitter flavor.

  • Reply happymess March 14, 2019 at 4:36 am

    😏 all scandinavian food is gangsta…

    you ain't know?…

  • Reply Susan Richard March 17, 2019 at 3:09 am

    I wonder what if you add vanilla extract… or maybe zest from a favorite fruit? 🍊🍋¿?¿?

  • Reply Jesus March 17, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    Being a Norwegian – I love these

  • Reply Tiffany Briley March 22, 2019 at 2:56 am

    You discovered the pioneer scones recipe! Your videos are so enjoyable to watch!

  • Reply Ayman Abdellatief March 22, 2019 at 11:48 pm

    Can you make cookies from sawdust?

  • Reply George EX March 23, 2019 at 3:08 am

    Did you know that Haitian children are soo poor they eat trees?

    That's not actually true.

  • Reply randy palla March 25, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    Emmy write you're own cook book , you're recipes are great, you should write a book cause you seem to have knowledge of world cuisine,

  • Reply Gorl Unknown March 26, 2019 at 3:24 am

    My husband is going to love me. Lol.

  • Reply PotatoesAre_Jesus April 1, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    Soooooo a wood cookie ???

  • Reply Life Of Lucifer April 2, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    Sugar and butter?! Can’t even afford that right now!

  • Reply BeingPlainJane April 3, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    This is a nightmare dough, pine 🤮

  • Reply Tad Cooper April 6, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    final verdict: this ain't it, chief.

  • Reply Fionna McCormick April 9, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    Ok in NZ we use metric units and bake things at 180deg C, Edmunds Cookbook is a really common guide and it says 180deg C is 350deg F, not 156deg F like she says at 7:04. You know on the off-chance someone sees this and wants to import special flour and make it themselves 😆

  • Reply lostboi210 April 9, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    Does anyone ever stick around til the very very end its almost my fav part…

  • Reply BillyBob April 16, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    Eggs, butter, sugar …
    truly hard times.

  • Reply Rachel Flynn April 22, 2019 at 10:53 pm

    I sooooooo thoroughly enjoy these videos 😁

  • Reply just here April 23, 2019 at 2:59 am

    Head lamp

  • Reply just here April 23, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Anybody else see the ramdom word she adds to the backround when she goes off camera. Like in this vid it was headlamp.

  • Reply Tim April 23, 2019 at 4:33 am

    Honestly I was so close to wanting to make these, but I cant stand anything slightly bitter

  • Reply Iris Lin April 23, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    5:16 jump scare gave me a heart attack

  • Reply GarouLady May 13, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    I would add that egg yolk into my ramen. LOL <3

  • Reply ImpromptuGal May 19, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    I’ve had kewra Kheer -a rice pudding with screw pine essence. I think it’s a Kashmiri recipe. Unlike these cookies it has a delightful smell and taste! 🙂

  • Reply Wayne Crawley May 21, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    Love your channel I ate tofu for the first time in my scrabbled eggs. I always feel hungry after I eat eggs in the morning. See if that helps

  • Reply Caitlin Garrett June 3, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    I'm camouflaged

  • Reply Mickey B. Payne June 9, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    Pine bark cookies= horse treats?

  • Reply Wendoline Acosta June 17, 2019 at 12:47 am

    Headlamp 😶

  • Reply Robbie Cross June 19, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    There is a tea in Alabama made from pine needles, peppermint, & sugar.

  • Reply Junior Vafai June 21, 2019 at 12:06 am

    You just have to pair them with the right whatever

  • Reply Benjamin Castillo June 22, 2019 at 6:18 am

    I am your beautiful lovely.

  • Reply A Colley June 22, 2019 at 3:17 pm

    Using tree bark in food is not uncommon. If you see cellulose on the nutrition label, it is sawdust.

  • Reply Mire Vale June 25, 2019 at 4:46 pm

    Please don’t do a plastic rice recipe Emmy 😬

  • Reply Sunshine Day June 25, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    Have you made poke salad casserole Emmy? It's better than spinach!

  • Reply meg nemo June 26, 2019 at 10:42 pm

    I lived in some woods for about 6 months and I used pine bark all the time to eat. The difference is however that I gathered the outer bark of pine trees to burn in my bio lite wood stove to cook with and to take smoke baths with when it was too cold to bathe with water. I would suggest that if you were to use a trees bark to dry grind and use as flour to instead look into whether or not birch bark is edible. I know you can extract xytol sugar from it but I dont know if the bark itself is edible but given how xytol tastes it would be a much better bet then what you tried. Pine bark ash isnt even considered a good option for producing lye soap according to what I have heard.

  • Reply Vid Prasad June 28, 2019 at 7:26 am

    They look like threptin biscuits

  • Reply Mandi W June 28, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    This looks delicious.

  • Reply jess jageman July 1, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    I'm camouflaged

  • Reply Bre ME July 2, 2019 at 6:11 am

    2:18 why does she put a label for headlamp?

  • Reply Khalled Alves July 2, 2019 at 1:52 pm

    I would definitely put it on sugar mixed with cinnamon after it's done

  • Reply Dejan Milenkovic July 2, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    You didn't like it at all, admit it! (((-:

  • Reply Aika Papa July 2, 2019 at 6:50 pm

    Eating wood is healthy and nutritious ! Especially if you are a woodworm or a termite !

  • Reply b c July 3, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    @emmymadeinjapan That's 356 degrees Fahrenheit not 156! 😂

  • Reply GreyDevil July 6, 2019 at 12:24 am

    I presume the bitter taste eventually becomes an acquired taste

  • Reply R L July 9, 2019 at 11:22 am

    Why'd you have to garnish with leaves tho lmaoooo

  • Reply Tomoko in 4k July 10, 2019 at 8:01 am

    So far I seen you eat wood, dirt, and cement, dont come crying if you get clogged up…

  • Reply KaregoAt July 11, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    About not wasting the yolk in recipes that only call for the white! If you have a cat or a pet with similar dietary needs, ferret etc, you can give the yolk to them. I feed extra yolks to my cat all the time, and if I make an omelet or scrambled eggs I always save one yolk to give to him. It's a very good addition to their diet, in moderation of course!

  • Reply Cinnamon 31 July 12, 2019 at 6:51 pm

    I’m camouflaged 😉

  • Reply Henry HoneyBadger July 14, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    I’m camouflaged

  • Reply Psychwriteify July 18, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    It doesn't sound bitter to me, it sounds very astringent.

  • Reply Joven Mangges July 27, 2019 at 2:32 am

    jason bourne

  • Reply lokithemadtitan July 30, 2019 at 6:12 am


  • Reply Kaori July 31, 2019 at 5:12 am

    You have a stomach of steel sugoi. Or you take probiotics to keep your gut in check kekeke!

  • Reply Jösses July 31, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    Thank you so much for mentioning Sami people ❤
    I am Sami 🙂

  • Reply Catherine Duong July 31, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    Emmy, you’re my fave ❤️

  • Reply valentinakavh August 1, 2019 at 12:20 am

    Thank you for being honest!

  • Reply Karin Reck August 2, 2019 at 8:22 am

    I wonder if they would taste a little better if you brushed the tops with some of the leftover egg yolks and dusted it with some cinnamon, like a sand tart cookie🤔

  • Reply Fox Vyars August 2, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    The sour taste is the vitamin C. Pine needle soup was made during the winter when vitamins were scarce and scurvy was a real issue.

  • Reply moumous August 3, 2019 at 12:00 am

    1:10 indigenous to Finland mostly (which is not Scandinavia)… and northern parts of Scandinavia

  • Reply James Martin August 3, 2019 at 7:06 pm

    Hay process bread fruit into cookies like these. Add in edible bamboo for more nutrients and fiber content for some really great survival cookies. Make different flavored ones. 😉👍

  • Reply catty cat queen August 4, 2019 at 6:47 am

    When i was younger i heard that you can eat pine i thought the tree in my yard was pine (still not sure) so i bit a piece of the inner part it tasted like a very mild mint flavor i liked it im guessing this is what these cookies taste like

  • Reply U S A August 4, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    Swedes made bark bread

  • Reply Ellen Rice August 7, 2019 at 11:56 pm

    Maybe add a flavoring…mint? Vanilla? Not part of the original recipe but might make them more palatable?….just a thought…

  • Reply Raymond James August 9, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    It's the sweet inner bark of the pine tree. The Donner party was surrounded by food and they didn't know it.

  • Reply Elizabeth Marks-Graham August 10, 2019 at 10:51 am

    Kinda sounds nasty

  • Reply Grace Lidge August 11, 2019 at 3:41 am

    she has no idea but she my go to for ASMR… so soothing in every video

  • Reply CurveTheRain August 13, 2019 at 8:11 pm


  • Reply Nyx Cole August 14, 2019 at 11:12 am

    I dont really think that people care about their food being tasty when all they care about is having something to fill their stomachs. 😊😊😊

    Edit: just realize that this might come across as a hate comment. To those who likes to jump into conclusion. I'm not hating anyone, especially emmy, I'm just stating an opinion.

    Edit: Isn't it sad that I have to type that note just to avoid being attack online. Sigh.

  • Reply Rissa August 21, 2019 at 12:13 pm

    You need a cookie cutter for DONUTS?
    Just dip the rim of a glass in flour oh my god.
    I can hear my grandmother screaming about unnecessary utensils.

  • Reply Lexi Rivera August 22, 2019 at 11:31 pm

    Uh Marinette from Miraculous Ladybug all grown up?

  • Reply Julia Googlia August 26, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    En guarde is fencing ! I took a class while I was in girl scouts lol

  • Reply samuel August 31, 2019 at 1:55 am

    Somehow I love pettu, I always buy it when I have the chance.

  • Reply Robert Wheelock August 31, 2019 at 3:47 pm

    How about making some Christmas cookies using this pine bark dough?!?! Santa would definitely like those … .

  • Reply LEMONS September 2, 2019 at 5:54 pm

    I'm so weak. After watching Emmy's baked clay chicken recipe, I was half expecting Emmy to have a whole montage of her creating her very own pine bark flour.

    "Hey guys! I made my own refined clay! Now let's make some chicken with it!"
    "Hey guys! I made Pine Bark Flour! NOW LET'S MAKE SOME COOKIES WITH IT!"

    EDIT: in regards to the bitterness that Emmy mentioned: WAT ABOUT NORDIC PINE BARK PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES?

  • Reply Jill Valentine September 5, 2019 at 3:09 am

    The technical term for the 'shlurping-together' of the pine and butter is 'cha-cha'. Write that down.

  • Reply okami gekko September 6, 2019 at 5:39 am

    I can smell this video 😋

  • Reply JIN'S FUTURE WIFE September 6, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Ohmygod the instant I saw the title I was like hold on, this sounds pretty familiar. And I had read about this specific bread in my history book a few years back and realised holy crap, it's an old Finnish recipe! I'm so glad you made this, it makes me so happy to see this type of stuff in my recommendations!

  • Reply Sunny Island September 12, 2019 at 2:10 am

    Oh, oh, if I could just BUY this somewhere!

  • Reply paraboo September 12, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    That clingfilm trick! How have I never seen this before?!
    This will come in really handy come Christmas time! Thank you, Emmy! ❤

  • Reply Katherine Linford September 12, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    Just love watching these videos. I remember my grandmother talking about being a newlywed in the depression, and the many ways they made do. One of the saddest stories to me was they only had dry white navy beans, and not even the 5 cents needed to buy salt, so it was just boiled beans. My grandfather used to ask her to lightly scorch the beans on the bottom just so they had flavor. She continued to do this even late into life whenever she made ham and beans, and ya know it was smokey and good! Well I was a kid, so maybe just my memories are good of all the stories she had! 🌸☺️

  • Reply LilFishies89 September 14, 2019 at 7:58 am

    Even when she hates it…. she’s so stinking nice about it 😉

  • Reply tlc tlc September 26, 2019 at 7:45 am

    where do you all think pine nuts come from and so much for me enjoying any of these ton of sugar recipes since I'm a diabetic

  • Reply philip michaels September 27, 2019 at 1:52 am

    If you boil pine bark in several changes if water it removes the tannins which then can be eaten like oatmeal with no bad flavor.
    Also spring time bark has less tannins

  • Reply Plug 14 September 28, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    You like using grams I understand them, I don't understand what a cup is? half cup? quarter cup? What size cup in the uk we use grams and oz can it be any size cup? Cups come in different shapes and sizes. Help please?

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