Animal Crackers

Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 15 mins

nut free

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice or mace
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cut into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or lemon extract
  • 1 large egg

Preparation

1. Place the first 6 ingredients in a food processor and pulse to combine.

2. Add the butter and pulse to combine.

3. Add the vanilla extract and egg and pulse until the dough forms into a ball.

4. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.

5. Preheat oven to 350 F.

6. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick and cut out animal shapes.

7. Place cut outs on a Silpat or parchment lined baking sheet.

8. Bake for 15 minutes.