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Animal Cracker Cookies

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Animal Cracker Cookies
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 72
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Whole wheat flour adds a twist to rolled sugar cookies with an animal theme.
Updated Mar 24, 2008

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Fill a toy circus-animal train car with bags of cookies for a circus-themed birthday party.
  • tip 2
    You can use your favorite cookie cutter to make these cookies.

Nutrition

25 Calories, 1 1/2g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
25
Calories from Fat
15
Total Fat
1 1/2g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
1%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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