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Adventures in Baby Food Making: Apple Cinnamon Whole Grain Teething "Biscuit"

Take a plain old slice of bread and turn it into the perfect teething biscuit!

This idea is nothing short of genius!

It’s perfect for small hands. It’s quick. It’s easy. It’s cheap. You many never buy a box of teething biscuits again! Check it out…

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  • Start with a slice of your favorite Whole Grain Bread 1 of 14
    Start with a slice of your favorite Whole Grain Bread
    Skip the ones with seeds which may pose a choking hazard
  • Cut off the Crust 2 of 14
    Cut off the Crust
  • Store the crust in a ziplock bag 3 of 14
    Store the crust in a ziplock bag
    It makes great breadcrumbs! Just save up all the crust and then run through the food processor.
  • Squish down the Bread 4 of 14
    Squish down the Bread
    You can use a roller, but I just press with my fingers
  • Take a small amount of Unsweetened Applesauce 5 of 14
    Take a small amount of Unsweetened  Applesauce
    This is optional, I like to add a little flavor and the moisture helps make the bread "stick"
  • Smear the Applesauce 6 of 14
    Smear the Applesauce
    Just a super thin layer
  • Sprinkle with Cinnamon 7 of 14
    Sprinkle with Cinnamon
  • Roll 8 of 14
    Roll
    Roll as tight as your can, squishing as you go along to have the bread stick together.
  • Microwave for 60 seconds 9 of 14
    Microwave for 60 seconds
  • 60 Seconds should be all your need but… 10 of 14
    60 Seconds should be all your need but…
    if the bread still seems real soft, microwave for another 30 seconds.
  • Let it cool 11 of 14
    Let it cool
    It may still be slightly soft, but as it cools it will harden nicely
  • Offer it to the unsuspecting baby 12 of 14
    Offer it to the unsuspecting baby
    He'll think you slaved all day in the kitchen ;)
  • The perfect teether! 13 of 14
    The perfect teether!
    Little Bean really likes these.
  • Gnaw away Little Buddy. Gnaw away. :) 14 of 14
    Gnaw away Little Buddy. Gnaw away. :)

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