Easy Dog Treats
Recipe 1 – Contains PB but you can sub in another nut or seed butter
- 1 c cooked carrots, sweet potato, butternut squash or canned pumpkin
- 1/4 c Peanut Butter, or other nut butter or seed butter
- 2 eggs (use banana if there is an egg allergy)
- 3 c whole wheat flour (you can use all purpose, GF or wheat free blend. You can also use oats, but grind into a flour first in a food processor.
Recipe 2- Soft treats
- 1 c chicken cooked and cut into small pieces (or canned chicken), can use canned or cooked salmon or sardines.
- 1 c cooked carrots, sweet potato, squash, pumpkin…
- 2 eggs
- ~1 c whole wheat flour (you can use all purpose, GF or wheat free blend. You can also use oats, but grind into a flour first in a food processor.
These are both base recipes, you can get as creative as you like with added in other ingredients HOWERVER make sure you check that the ingredients are safe for dogs. DOUBLE CHECK THAT NONE OF THE INGREDIENTS CONTAIN XYLOTIL
- You can make your own PB by blending peanuts in food processor. Avoid peanut butter with extra sugar added.
- Add all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. The dough should be stiff and not sticky at all. If it's sticky add more flour. Knead a few times to create a workable dough. Roll out dough, the thickness is up to you depending on what time of treat you want to make. Thinner makes crunchier bones, thicker will make softer ones. Cut with cookie cutter or pizza cutter or knife and place on parchment paper/foil/ silicone baking mat. Bake at 350 until slightly browned around edges. Takes around 20-25min for mine. Store in air tight bag. They will be good for about a week at room temp but I store mine in the freezer as it then slows my dogs down (a little) when woofing them down!
- Add all ingredients in a bowl and mix well- the batter will be thick but not a rollable dough. Form into round biscuits (thickness is your choice, I do mine about 1/4in thick)or spread into a rectangle and use a knife or pizza cutter to cut squares after baking. Bake until edges start to brown- mine usually bake for 15-25 minutes depending on the thickness. These are soft treats. Store in fridge for a week or freezer.