Low Fat, Low Cholesterol Biscuit Recipe for Pets, Pals & People
- 1 Cup all-purpose flour
- 1 Cup whole wheat flour
- ½ Cup Powdered dry milk
- ½ Cup wheat germ
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- 6 Tbsp margarine or other shortening inc 1 Tbsp molasses & 1 Tbsp peanut butter
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp brown sugar
** For flavor variety and color, add 1 cup mashed or pureed cooked vegetables or carrots
Combine white flour, wheat flour, wheat germ, powdered milk and salt in a large bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles cornmeal.
Beat the sugar with the egg. Then stir in the sugar-egg mixture. Add the mashed or pureed vegetables gradually and make a stiff dough.
Knead on a floured surface until dough is smooth and pliable. Then roll out to ¼” thickness and use your cookie cutters to cut your shapes (or just cut into squares with a knife).
Bake at 325 degrees until lightly brown (about 30 min). makes about 2 dozen biscuits.
** If you decide not to use a cup of vegetables, substitute water. Please add the water gradually as necessary to make a stiff dough.