Animal Cracker Cookies

Animal Cracker Cookies

Whole wheat flour adds a twist to rolled sugar cookies with an animal theme.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

About 6 dozen 1 1/4-inch cookies

1/2
cup shortening
1/3
cup milk
3
tablespoons honey
1
cup Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
3/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat shortening, milk and honey with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended.
  2. Divide dough in half. On lightly floured cloth-covered surface, roll half of dough at a time 1/8 inch thick. Cut with about 1 1/4- to 1 1/2-inch animal-shaped cookie cutters. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cutouts about 1 inch apart.
  3. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are very light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
Makes About 6 dozen 1 1/4-inch cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Fill a toy circus-animal train car with bags of cookies for a circus-themed birthday party.
Variation
You can use your favorite cookie cutter to make these cookies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 25
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 10mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.