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Animal Crackers

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  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), freshly grated
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Water 6 Tablespoon

In a mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder and cheese.
Cut in butter or margarine with a pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dough holds together.
Preheat oven to 300F (150C).
Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thick.
Cut into animal shapes with 2-inch cookie cutters.
Put on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake until lightly browned and crisp, 12 to 15 minutes.
Remove crackers to a cooling rack.
Store completely cooled crackers in an airtight container.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 975 Calories from Fat 445

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g77.9%

Saturated Fat 31.5 g157.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 130.8 mg43.6%

Sodium 1490.3 mg62.1%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 31 g62.3%

Vitamin A 26.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 80.6% Iron 36.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Animal Crackers Recipe