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Sailor Biscuits

2 cups flour
1 cup of quick oats
1 heaping tablespoon of baking powder
a pinch of salt
1/4 c of sugar or 3 tablespoons of honey
a large dollop of yogurt
1/4 c of veggie oil or melted shortening
a bit of water (mix first, it should be the consistency of bread dough, if not add water, but if you add too much water, you can add some flour when you roll it out)

Mix everything together and roll out on a floured surface. You should have a fairly stiff dough, so add flour as needed. Roll out thinly and cut. We usually use the cookie cutters for this, but a biscuit cutter (or even just cutting out squares with a pizza cutter) works. Bake at 350 for about 20-30 minutes. These do not rise, and are texturally more like a slightly chewy cracker. Its hard to describe, but the kids love them either plain, or with a bit of jam.

This dough can also be used to make fruit dumplings or a rustic sort of turnover or tart (you might be able to see this in the slideshow), just slice in some fruit, sprinkle a bit of sugar (and maybe cinnamon and/or a dash of vanilla) and add a pat or two of butter.

*adapted from this recipe