Whole Wheat Crackers Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Shortening1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Milk1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Honey2 Tablespoon
 Whole wheat flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All purpose flour2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Yellow cornmeal2 Tablespoon
 Wheat germ2 Tablespoon
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1703 Calories from Fat 687

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 78 g119.9%

Saturated Fat 19.5 g97.6%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 7.5 mg

Sodium 737.6 mg30.7%

Total Carbohydrates 226 g75.2%

Dietary Fiber 24.1 g96.5%

Sugars 29.4 g

Protein 38 g75.7%

Vitamin A 1.8% Vitamin C 0.25%

Calcium 34% Iron 68.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Heat oven to 350°.
Mix shortening, milk and honey in 2-quart bowl; stir in remaining ingredients until well blended.
Divide dough into halves.
Roll one half into rectangle, 15 x 10 inches, on lightly greased cookie sheet.
Cut dough into about 1 1/2-inch squares.
Bake until light brown and firm, 10 to 12 minutes.
Repeat with other half.
Whole Wheat Animal Crackers: Roll dough 1/16 inch thick on lightly floured surface.
Cut with animal-shaped cookie cutters.
Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake until edges are very light brown, 8 to 10 minutes.
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