Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Homemade Dog Treats

Since it's January and I'm on a lose 10 lbs, exercise, eat only whole foods, take my vitamins daily kind of kick, I have been ignoring my pink mixer.

Can you imagine?!?!?

Well it's only been a few days, but I couldn't take it any more, so I decided to show my mixer some love and make some treats.

Dog treats!

I got to use my pink mixer and didn't gain a pound!  Love it!

Our dog Biscuit loved it too!



I used a 3 1/4 inch dog bone cookie cutter, but a round cookie cutter would be fine too.


Bake for 14-16 minutes in a 350 degree oven.


Cool on a wire rack.



Watch your dog enjoy his treat :)




Homemade Dog Treats

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon of virgin coconut oil (or olive oil)
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix peanut butter, honey, oil and chicken broth. In a separate bowl, combine flours and oatmeal. Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Place dough on flour dusted surface. Roll or press dough out to about 1/4” inch thick. Use a small bone cookie cutter to cut out cookies. My cookie cutter was a 3 ¼ inch bone-shaped , but for small dogs you may want to use a small cookie cutter (around 2″). Roll out leftover scraps and cut out as many as possible. Put cut out cookies on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 14-16 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack.

Watch you dog enjoy his homemade treats :)

9 comments:

  1. ADORABLE!!! I love the photos!!!

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  2. Awwwh, now I need a doggie to make some treats for! :)

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  3. I don't have a dog but my daughter wants one badly. This is so cute and your dog is adorable.
    www.compulsivefoodie.com

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  4. I'm visiting from TT & J. We just made some dog treats for our dog over Christmas with cheddar cheese, which I'm not sure if she loved or not. Your treats look amazing. We'll def. try these.

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  5. I don't have a dog but my sister does. Maybe I'll make him a little treat for the kids to give him! Great idea and they look pretty easy!

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  6. This is great! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. I'm going to have to make this for my favorite pup!! :) thanks for sharing!! going to check out more of your blog!

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  8. Thanx friend any tips for natural homemade dog food??Excellent Post! I just noticed this change a few minutes ago and made a short post about it. I will include your post in it.
    Thanks for the suggestions
    How To Make Dog Bones

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