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Homemade Peanut Butter Treats for Dogs


Our canine companions love peanut butter, a pup-safe human food that can provide them with healthy fats as well as B and E vitamins. Whip up a batch of peanut butter biscuits or frozen treats containing only healthy but tasty ingredients your pooch will love.

How to Make Pup-Appropriate Peanut Butter

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Place 1 pound of shelled, unsalted roasted peanuts in a food processor.

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Process the peanuts until smooth while drizzling 1 1/2 tablespoons of peanut oil into the food processor to make it creamy.

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Transfer the peanut butter into a jar and refrigerate it. Feed a teaspoonful of the fresh peanut butter to your pooch a few times a week in his food bowl.

How to Make Baked Peanut Butter Treats

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Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Mix 1 cup of whole wheat flour, 1 cup of white flour, 3/4 cup of rolled oats and 2 teaspoons of fresh, chopped parsley in a bowl. Set aside these dry ingredients.

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Soften 1/4 cup of peanut butter by microwaving it for 45 seconds to 1 minute in a bowl.

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Whisk together 2 eggs, the softened 1/4 cup peanut butter, 1 cup of water, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil and 2 tablespoons of applesauce in a bowl.

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Combine the wet and dry ingredients and mix them together to form a dough.

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Knead the dough on a floured surface, adding additional flour or water as needed.

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Roll the dough to about 1/2-inch thick. Cut out shapes using cookie cutters to make treats shaped like bones or other fun shapes for your pup.

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Bake the treats on a greased cookie sheet at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. Turn off the heat and allow the cookies to cool and crisp further in the warm oven for an additional 20 minutes. Once cool, serve a treat to your pup and store the rest in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.

How to Make Frozen Peanut Butter Treats

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Combine 1 cup of peanut butter with 1 banana and 1/4 cup of applesauce in a food processor until smooth.

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Line an ice-cube tray with pieces of wax paper.

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Spoon the peanut-butter mixture into the lined compartments of the ice-cube tray.

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Put the tray in the freezer overnight. Feed a frozen treat to your pooch a few times a week, especially on extremely warm days.

Items You Will Need

  • 1 lb. shelled, unsalted roasted peanuts
  • Food processor
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. peanut oil
  • Glass jar
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tsp. fresh, chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • Bowl
  • Whisk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp. applesauce
  • Rolling pin
  • Cookie cutters
  • Greased cookie sheet
  • Air-tight container
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • Ice-cube tray
  • Wax paper

References


Watch the video: Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe (December 2021).

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