While browsing through a number of blogs, I found a post on Two Little Cavaliers on a simple recipe for dog treats.
I like recipes with simple ingredients. I try to eat simple food and ensuring I do my best to keep my dogs food as uncomplicated as possible is important as well.
This recipe has only six ingredients and is very simple to prepare and bake.
The original recipe instructed to use a cookie cutter, however, both of my dogs are small and I wanted to keep the portions small as well. Combined that I only have a Halloween bat-shaped cookie cutter on hand led me to find alternatives.
I used the metal cap for a liquor bottle I had which measured 1 3/4″ in diameter. The dough, when baked, does not rise or spread so the end result is very close in size to the original shape.
Using every piece of dough, I was able to make approximately 83 pieces when using my small circular “cookie cutter”. The treats fit nicely into a Mason jar that I can keep in my treat basket.
Here is a link to the original recipe.
You will need:
- Whole wheat flour
- Coconut oil
- Ground Ginger
- (Optional) Carob chips
The author gives more instruction on how to use carob to make the fancy decorations, but I chose to omit that.
Because of the spices, the house smelled wonderful as the treats we’re baking. When I fed a fer cooled ones to my pups, they continues to ask for more! This recipe is a real winner!
Two Little Cavaliers has a lot of great recipes for simple homemade dog treats for you to make for your furry friend!