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.