Jungle Safari Animal Crackers

Jungle Safari Animal Crackers

½ cup oatmeal                                                                        ¼ tsp. baking soda

2 tsp. honey                                                                 ¼ cup butter, softened

½ tsp. salt                                                                    4 tbsp. low-fat buttermilk

¾ cup flour

Preheat oven to 400°F.  Grind oatmeal in blender until fine.  In a large bowl, mix together oatmeal, honey, salt, flour, and baking soda.  Cut in butter until evenly blended with the oatmeal mixture.  Add buttermilk and blend well.  Roll out mixture on a floured surface until very thin.  Cut with animal-shaped cookie cutters.  Bake on ungreased cookie sheet until lightly browned, approximately 10-12 minutes.

Makes 8 servings.

Each serving provides 118 calories, 2 grams protein, 14 grams carbohydrate, 6 grams fat, 252 milligrams sodium, 1 gram fiber.