Q: What is a good make-at-home treat?

September 26, 2008 | By eva s. | 10 answers | Expired: 2674 days ago

eva s.

we want to make our own treats

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Oct 06, 2008

I don't have a recipe, but adding peanut butter or carob chips (tastes like chocolate, but is healthy for dogs!) definitely adds some flavor!

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Oct 04, 2008

A Doggy Dessert!

You will need:
2 cups of whole wheat flour
2 cups of water
1 tsp of vanilla
1 egg
1/3 cup peanut butter

What to Do:
Heat oven to 375 degrees
In a large bowl, mix flour, water, vanilla, and egg. Add peanut butter
Mix well
Spoon mixture into mini cupcake pans
Bake for 15 minutes
let cool

They should stay fresh for up to one week

If you use this resipe please tell me how it turns out!


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Rob H.

Oct 04, 2008

Bacon Bite Dog Biscuits

Preheat oven to 325 degrees

3 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1/4 cup bacon grease (You can substitute vegatable oil if needed)
1 t garlic powder
4 slices crumbled bacon
1/2 c water

Mix all ingredients.
Roll onto floured surface until 1/4 -1/2 inch thick
Bake for 35-40

Slice when cooled.

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Pam K.

Oct 02, 2008

Lots of great recepies on this site www.bullwrinkle.com/Assets/Recipes/Recipes.htm

Hope you like it.

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Oct 02, 2008

Many stores actually sell dog biscut mixes. Target does. You can also try the threedogbakery.com

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Sep 30, 2008

Those all sound good. I bet you can find a lot of recipes on the internet. Gotta love it!

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Sep 27, 2008

Here's some -
Soft Doggie Cookies

3 - 2 1/2 oz. each jars of baby food: either beef or chicken (make sure there is NO onion or onion powder in it)
1/4 c Dry milk powder
1/4 c Wheat germ

Combine ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Roll into small bails and place on well-greased cookie sheet
Flatten slightly with a fork
Bake in preheated 350 oven for 15 minutes or until brown.
Cool on wire racks and STORE IN REFRIGERATOR...also freezes well
Notes: cream of wheat can be substituted for the wheat germ
Cookies are soft and chewy

Bone A Fido

2 1/4tsp Dry yeast (or 1 packet)
1 Tablespoon compressed freshYeast
1/4 cup (liquid measure) warm water
Pinch of sugar
3 1/2 cup All-purpose flour
2 cup Whole wheat flour
2 cup Cracked wheat OR 1 cup Cornmeal
1 cup rye flour
½ cup Nonfat dry milk (lightly spooned into the cup
4 tsp Kelp powder
4 cup Beef or chicken broth (liquid measure
1 Large egg
2 tb Milk

Preheat oven to 300F.
Sprinkle the dry yeast or crumple the compressed yeast
over the water (110F if dry yeast, 100F if compressed
yeast). Add a pinch of sugar and allow the yeast to
sit in a draft-free spot for 10-20 minutes. The
mixture should be full of bubbles. If not, the yeast
is too old to be useful.

In a large bowl, place all the dry ingredients and
stir to blend them. Add the yeast mixture and 3 cups
of the broth. Using your hands, in the bowl, mix to
form the dough, adding more broth if needed to make
the dough smooth and supple. Half a batch at a time,
knead the dough briefly on a lightly floured counter.
Roll out the dough into an 18 x 13 x 1/4" rectangle.
Cut it into desired shapes For an attractive shine, lightly beat together the egg
and milk. Brush the glaze on the cookies.

Bake for 45 to 60 minutes or until brown and firm.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
The dough must be used immediately. The baked cookies
will keep for many months.
Dog Bones

2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
1 egg
1/2 cupvegetable oil
1 beef bouillion cube disolved in 1/2 cup hot water
1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, stirring until well blended. Knead dough 2minutes. On a floured surface, use a floured rolling pin to roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Use a 2 1/2 inch-long bone shaped cookie cutter to cut out bones. Bake 30 minutes on an ungreased baking sheet. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack. Store in an airtight container.
Yield: about 4 dozen dog bones

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Sep 27, 2008

Here are some recipes for home-made dog treats, I got the recipes online and have made these treats myself. If your dog has food allergies you might be able to switch some of the ingredients around. None of them have any added sugar or artificial stuff. Happy baking!

1. Tuna Treats!
In your food processor or blender, put in 2 undrained cans of tuna fish (in water, not oil!) until liquefied. Add a little water if you need to. Pour the "liquid tuna" into a bowl and add 1 tablespoon garlic powder and two eggs and about a cup (or a little more) of flour. You can use rice flour or wheat flour. Mix it up, it will be thick. Spread it into a square or rectangular cake or brownie pan and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Bake it for about 15 minutes at 350F. Cut into tiny pieces with a pizza wheel. I have made these and my dog loves them, they are stinky and good for training!

2. Biscotti for dogs!
Mix 5 cups wheat flour, 1/4 cup shelled peanuts, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. Then add 1 egg, 1/4 cup vegetable oil, 1 and 1/2 cups mashed banana (use really soft, ripe ones and get it as liquid as possible), 2 teaspoons vanilla (optional). Mix the dough by hand, adding a little water as needed, and shape the dough into two loaves that are each about 6" wide and 1" high, just like the biscotti you eat. Bake the loaves about 30 minutes or a little more on nonstick cookie sheet. Then cool the loaves, slice into long slices. Put the slices onto a nonstick cookie sheet, cut sides on the pan & facing up. Bake again, 20 minutes, or until golden brown. I made these as doggie presents a couple years ago and wrapped them up nicely. You can even dip the ends into melted (non chocolate) wafers if you don't mind the sugar.

Oh! I just found this website that has over 200 recipes. I am gonna make some of these for holiday doggie presents!

Have fun baking, and remember even if it's a little lumpy, crooked, or burnt your dog will probably give it five stars!

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John H.

Sep 27, 2008

My wife and I have a ton of Kongs. You can fill them up with a ton of different things. We like to use peanut butter and yogurt. Freeze, and presto! this will keep them busy for quite some time too.

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Sep 26, 2008

Buy some chocholate jello pudding mix and mix it with a container of sweetened condensed milk. Put it in plastic cups. Put a stick in the middle. And WAMMO you put it in the freezer and once it is frozen remove one from a cup and you have a wonderful popcicle.

Or just throw some dry small foods in a bowl and you have trailmix.

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