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Animal Crackers

13 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 30MINS

Animal Crackers

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4.7
3 ratings
They are a healthy cookie for the little ones, but don't loose any part of "delicious" by their being healthy... it is hard to eat only a few. Be sure to try both the original graham flavor, and the chocolate, which I think is my favorite.
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I’m Pam, a career homemaker, and I love encouraging women to be who they were created to be. I love to cook using organic ingredients with a down-home flair.
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They are a healthy cookie for the little ones, but don't loose any part of "delicious" by their being healthy... it is hard to eat only a few. Be sure to try both the original graham flavor, and the chocolate, which I think is my favorite.
30MINS
Total Time
$0.77
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
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Evaporated Cane Sugar
1/2 cup
Evaporated Cane Sugar
Baking Powder
1 tsp
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
as needed
Baking Soda
Salt
as needed
Ground Cinnamon
as needed
Ground Cinnamon
Honey
4 Tbsp
Butter
1/2 cup
Water
4 Tbsp
Water
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Milk
8 tsp
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1/3 cup
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
485
Fat
17.8 g
Protein
7.9 g
Carbs
81.8 g
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2
Melt Butter (1/2 cup) in a saucepan. Stir in Water (4 Tbsp), Vanilla Extract (1 tsp), and Honey (4 Tbsp).
step 3
In a mixing bowl stir together Whole Wheat Flour (2 1/4 cups), Evaporated Cane Sugar (1/2 cup), Baking Powder (1 tsp), Baking Soda (as needed), Salt (as needed) and Ground Cinnamon (as needed). Add Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (1/3 cup) if you want chocolate crackers.
step 3 In a mixing bowl stir together Whole Wheat Flour (2 1/4 cups), Evaporated Cane Sugar (1/2 cup), Baking Powder (1 tsp), Baking Soda (as needed), Salt (as needed) and Ground Cinnamon (as needed). Add Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (1/3 cup) if you want chocolate crackers.
step 4
Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until you form a ball.
step 4 Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until you form a ball.
step 5
Roll out to about 1/4 of an inch on parchment paper or lightly floured surface. Cut animal shapes with cookie cutters. Place on parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.
step 5 Roll out to about 1/4 of an inch on parchment paper or lightly floured surface. Cut animal shapes with cookie cutters.  Place on parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.
step 6
Turn off oven and leave crackers in oven 3-5 minutes longer if you like to crisp them up. If you like,you can make icing during this time. Mix Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup), Vanilla Extract (1 tsp), Milk (8 tsp) until thick.
step 6 Turn off oven and leave crackers in oven 3-5 minutes longer if you like to crisp them up. If you like,you can make icing during this time. Mix Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup), Vanilla Extract (1 tsp), Milk (8 tsp) until thick.
step 7
Ice the cookies or eat without.
step 7 Ice the cookies or eat without.
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American
Christmas
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Dessert
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