Dog Treat Recipes

Home Made Dog Biscuits

Ingredients:

  •  1 package active dry yeast
  •  1 cup warm chicken broth
  •  2 tablespoons molasses
  •  1 3/4 cups all purpose flour — (1 3/4 to 2)
  •  1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  •  1 1/2 cups cracked wheat
  •  1/2 cup cornmeal
  •  1/2 cup non fat dry milk powder
  •  1 tablespoon milk
  •  1 egg — beaten

Preparation & Cooking

Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water, 110 to 115 degrees. Stir in broth and molasses. Add 1 cup only of the all purpose flour, all the whole wheat flour, cracked wheat, cornmeal, dry milk and mix well. On floured board, knead in remaining flour. Roll out 1/2 at a time to 3/8″ thick. Cut in desired shapes. Place on ungreased baking sheet, brush tops with beaten egg and milk mixture. Repeat remaining dough. Bake at 300 degrees for 45 minutes. Turn oven off and let dry overnight.

Veggie Bones

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups minced parsley
  •  1/4 cup carrots — shredded
  •  1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  •  2 tablespoons olive oil 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  •  2 tablespoons bran
  •  2 teaspoons baking powder
  •  1/2 cup water — possibly more

Preparation & Cooking

Preheat oven to 350 F, rack on middle level. Lightly greased baking sheet. Stir together parsley, carrots, cheese, and oil. Combine all the dry ingredients and add to the veggies. Gradually add 1/2 cup of water, mixing well. Make a moist, but not wet dough. If needed add a little more water. Knead for one minute. Roll out dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Using cookie cutter, cut out the shapes and transfer them to a baking sheet. Reroll the scraps and continue until dough is all used up.

Bake for 20 to 30 minutes until biscuits have browned and hardened slightly. They will harden more as they cool. Store in an airtight container.

Fruity Yogurt Treats

Ingredients:

  • 2 kiwi fruit — mashed, or jar baby food fruit
  • 8 ounces strawberry yogurt — or other

Preparation & Cooking

Mix together, freeze in ice cube tray. serve.

Pumpkin-Patch Dog Biscuits

Makes: 3 dozen

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  •  1 tablespoon brown sugar
  •  1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  •  1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  •  4 tablespoons butter-flavored Crisco
  •  1/2 cup pumpkin, canned
  •  1 whole egg
  •  1/2 cup buttermilk

Preparation & Cooking

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine flour, cinnamon and nutmeg and cut in shortening. Beat egg with milk and pumpkin and combine with flour, mixing well. Stir until soft dough forms. Drop by tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool and serve.