Homemade Dog Treats

By | March 25, 2013
homemade dog treats

My oldest has been wanting to make some special dog treats for awhile now.  The counselor at her school has a dog named Maddy that comes to the school everyday.  She helps the kids feel comfortable because it is easier for the kids to talk while petting the dog, well everything is better while petting a dog right?

Well my daughter is a HUGE animal lover and she talks about Maddy all the time and wanted to make her a special treat.  I finally got around to asking if it was okay for her to bring Maddy a treat and they said it was.  So since we were snowed in again (yes I know it is Spring, however Kansas does not know this yet) I thought it was the perfect day to make some dog treats for Maddy.

I got this recipe from Marci at Stone Cottage Adventures, she has a few different doggie treat recipes but this one is her Dog Biscuits with Oats recipe.  And I have to say our taste tester (Prada our doggie) really LOVED these cookies.  She could not eat them fast enough, so I am pretty certain that Maddy will enjoy them too.

The girls really had fun making the dog treats too, I think the best part was when my oldest got to mix the dough with her hands.  That was pretty fun, my little one does not like to get her hands dirty so she passed on that part.  Both girls thought it was cute that we made them in the shape of a dog.  Not that Prada really cared what shape they were in she just wanted another cookie.  I guess we will have to make these again!  Thanks Marci for sharing your recipe with us, and Prada and Maddy thank you too!

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Supplies

1 1/2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
1 Cup Old Fashioned Oats, dry
1 Cup Peanut Butter
1/2 Cup Powdered Milk
1/2 Cup Broth (Chicken, Beef, or Veggie)
4 Eggs

Directions

 Pour your Flour in a bowl
 Add your Oats
 Powdered Milk
Add your Broth
 Then your Peanut Butter
 And finally your Eggs
 Stir it up till it is too hard to stir then mix together with your hands!
 Roll the dough out
 Then cut out your dog treats with your favorite cookie cutter.
Preheat oven to 350 then bake your homemade dog treats for 20 min.
 Now just give them to your doggies!
 I think she likes them
Oh yeah they are good!
Oh look they look just like our Prada!
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23 thoughts on “Homemade Dog Treats

  1. Stone Cottage Adventures

    Thank you for the shout out, Tracey! I’m so glad everyone enjoyed them. Please give Prada and your adorable lil chefs a hug from me! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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    1. Tracey Kite

      Thanks for coming up with such a great Recipe Marci and for sharing it with everyone! Now we need to try your other recipes!

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  2. Mary Catherine

    What a fun idea! Thanks for sharing it at Stress-Free Sunday. We don’t have a dog, but my dad does — I bet my little guy would looooove to make these treats, especially since we have a dog bone shaped cookie cutter. Hope you have a great week.

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  3. Jessica @ A Humble Creation

    These are so cute! I have a pup who would love them. We can’t use PB because my daughter is allergic. Wonder if it would work with another nut butter or if another is safe for dogs? Thanks for sharing at A New Creation!

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  4. Michelle

    What a neat idea! And what a sweetheart your daughter is to want to do something so nice for Maddy. :)

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  5. Melinda

    what a great job!!!! i’ve never thought about making treats for my dogs, i’m sure the kids would jump at the chance.

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  6. Di

    Pinning this to my “Luv Our 4 Legged Friends” board, so that I can bake them for our pups. Thanks for sharing. ~d

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  7. Rebecca English

    What a fun thing to make together – they look really cute!

    Thanks for linking to the Sunday Showcase. I’ve pinned it to our board.

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