Peanut Butter Dog Cookies- Six recipes

 

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My sweet pup ran out of doggy treats, and at 15 this could REALLY make her sad and these days and at that age my job really, is to just make her as happy as possible. I make her different kinds of treats but this is my “go to” it’s simple easy fast (for those treat emergency’s) and she loves them. See below for some fun flavors to mix up your doggies treat habit.   Look at that face! could you say no to her?

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Peanut Butter Dog Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 1/4 cups hot water

Instructions:

  • Combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients.
  • Knead with your hands until you have a smooth ball of dough. Sometimes I use my Kitchen Aid mixer for faster results.
  •  Flatten out the dough, I use my hand but you can use a rolling pin if you like. Use a cookie cutter to cut out fun shapes. If you’re feeling lazy, just leave the dough as is and bake it like one whole cookie. You can always break it up after it’s cooked.
  • Make sure you’re using a non-stick baking sheet or spray it with oil.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until golden. If you want the dog treats to be softer, take them out 10 minutes earlier.
  • bake at 350 degrees.

NOTES:

Feel free to throw an egg in these if you like, and if you don’t want to use wheat flour you can use coconut flour.
You can also replace the water with low sodium vegetable broth.
I did not have a bone shaped cookie cutter when I first started making dog treats, I had an old large round one that I just shaped into a bone, worked well so it’s still the one I use.

STORAGE:

Store your homemade dog biscuits in a tight canister or tight zip lock bag.

  • If left outside in a cool environment, hard cookies can last up to 2 weeks.
  • If left in the refrigerator, they will last up to 2 months.
  • If it will take some time for your dog(s) to eat all these up, it is a good idea to freeze any that will not be eaten within a reasonably short time.

 

See below for more yummy treats!


Using the instructions above here are some variations:

Peanut Butter Banana 

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter (chunky or creamy)
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana

Using the instructions above:

Fresh Breath Cookie

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes (or 2 tbs fresh chopped parsley)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup water (+2 more tablespoons if dough is too dry)
  • 1/2 cup non-fat dry milk
  • 1 cup peanut butter

Pumpkin Delight

Ingredients:

  • One 15 oz. can organic pumpkin puree (NOT the spiced pie filling)
  • 3/4 cup dry, uncooked cream of wheat (or rice cereal or rolled oats if your dog is wheat-sensitive)
  • 1/2 cup dry powdered milk

Instructions: see recipe #1. Bake at 300 degrees for 15-20 minutes.


This one is great for older pups!

Apple Cinnamon

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup natural applesauce (or chopped apple)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil (or olive oil)
  • 5 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered milk (or dry, uncooked cream of wheat)
  • 2 large organic eggs

Instructions: See recipe #1. Refrigerate dough for 1.5 hours or overnight. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

*Cinnamon is good for dogs with arthritis or diabetes!


 Low Fat and Low Phosphorus Dog Biscuits

Veggie Treats

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups rice flour or brown rice flour
  • 1 cup cooked vegetables (winter squashes, zucchini, or sweet potatoes)
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 6 tbsp low sodium, low fat vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cups cold water

Instructions: See recipe #1. Bake in preheated oven at 350 for 25 minutes. Feed to your dog up to a week and freeze leftovers.


 

Much love to all your pups!

Love Hope