Sunday, June 27, 2010

Homemade dog treats (x2)

Earlier in the week I made some fantastic Banana Crumble Muffins but I still had lots of of bananas left sooooo I decided to make treats for the dog instead of more muffins to stuff my own face with.
These were definitely a hit with the pup. Easy recipe. Made lots of treats. Since these do have fresh ingredients you have to freeze the unused portions until you are going to feed them to the dog.

Banana Treats (adapted from
2 eggs
1/4 c. sunflower oil
1/2 c. honey
1/2 c. milk
2 or 2 1/2 mashed bananas
3 c. oats
1 1/4 flour

Blend first 5 ingredients together well. Add flour and oatmeal gradually. Spread mixture on to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake f0r 25 minutes at 325 degrees.
After baked and cooled I used a pizza cutter to slice these up into little snacks.

I also made some Peanut Butter Treats since they are also super-simple and are a big hit with any dog (what dog doesn't love peanut butter?).

Peanut Butter Treats (adapted from
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 T. sunflower oil
1 cup water
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
Combine peanut butter, oil and water. Add flour one cup at a time. Knead dough in to ball. Roll out 1/4 inch thick. Use cookie cutter to cut in to small shapes. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.Full belly and exhausted:

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