Tantalising Treat Recipes

 

Dog treat recipes

Here are some easy to prepare and delicious dog treat recipes that you can make at home.

‘Veggie Vitals’

 

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup cooked vegetables*, mashed or grated small
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 3/4 cup grated cheese
  • 1 tbsp brewers yeast

*Some dog-friendly vegetables include zucchini, peas, carrots, and potatoes

Method

  1. preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
  2. mix all ingredients well
  3. scoop rounded teaspoons of mixture and place onto lightly greased baking paper on a tray
  4. bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned and firm.
  5. cool and store in the fridge

 

‘Homemade Doggie-licious Carob Treats’

From www.scamperingpaws.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup carob chips

Method

  1. preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
  2. beat eggs with peanut butter, then add milk and combine well
  3. in a separate bowl, combine flour, sugar, and baking powder
  4. combine the dry mixture with the peanut butter mixture – mix well
  5. stir in carob chips
  6. scoop rounded teaspoons of mixture and place onto lightly greased baking paper on a tray (leave space between each)
  7. bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until biscuits are just dry in the middle and are baked through (do not overbake – the biscuits will naturally harden as they cool)
  8. let cool before removing from cookie sheet
  9. call your dog over for a tasty homemade treat!

 

‘Cookie Cutter Cookies’

From www.best-dog-treat-recipes.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup carob powder
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup unbleached white flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dry yeast

 Method

1. place all ingredients in a bread machine or food processor
2. use the dough cycle or dough blade
3. when dough is mixed, take it out of the machine and divide it into 3 equal portions
4. sprinkle flour onto a cutting board
5. roll dough onto a sheet that is about ¼ inch thick – (sprinkle the rolling pin with flour to prevent sticking)
6. cut dough into fun shapes with cookie cutters
7. place cookies on a greased baking sheet
8. bake cookies at 130 degrees for one hour or until lightly brown
9. turn off oven and let cookies dry overnight before giving them to your dog

 

An occasional treat for your dog, just like us, is a great way to show your love and affection. Don’t go overboard – treats are only ‘treats’ if we have them sometimes.