animal cracker


Definition of animal cracker

: a small cookie in the shape of an animal

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After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free. Dee-ann Durbin, The Seattle Times, "Animal crackers break out of their cages," 20 Aug. 2018 The counter-service restaurant is tucked in an open lunchbox, with animal crackers, celery and carrot sticks and cookies tucked around the walk-up window. Lauren Delgado,, "First Bite: Woody's Lunch Box in Disney's Toy Story Land," 11 July 2018 Parks layers the recipes in her 350-page book with vintage ads and short sections that give context to the desserts, brief histories of the Oreo cookie and the chiffon pie, of animal crackers and white layer cakes. Amy Scattergood,, "Stella Parks' award-winning cookbook 'BraveTart' is as classic as its desserts," 18 May 2018 Officers found only condiments in the refrigerator and animal crackers and dry spaghetti noodles in the cupboard, authorities said. Crystal Hill, miamiherald, "Dad wanted to ‘teach his children a lesson,’ Indiana cops say. He ended up in handcuffs. | Miami Herald," 22 Mar. 2018 Creations range from rosary-shaped to Noah's Ark cheese balls, complete with animal crackers. Jennie Key,, "Cheese please: Creative presentation drives cheese ball business," 26 Jan. 2018 Walkers were treated to hot chocolate and animal crackers prepared by Liriodendron staff at the conclusion of the walk, McMahan said. Staff Report, The Aegis, "More than 100 take part in Liriodendron's Walk in the Woods in Bel Air Monday," 20 Feb. 2018 In other words, your favorite snack to eat when no one is looking—iced animal crackers! Katelyn Chef, Teen Vogue, "DIY Christmas Ornaments," 22 Dec. 2017 Roughly chop animal crackers, transfer to sauce pot and stir to coat. Brooke Parkhurst, Redbook, "5 Pies in a Jar to Make This Fall," 1 Oct. 2012

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1878, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of animal cracker

: a small cookie that is shaped like an animal

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