Holiday Treats

Don’t let your best 4 legged friend be left out in the cold when its time for Christmas cookies!

These 3 delish recipes are sure to spread some cheer. You can even make extra for your pooches besties!

For Sweet Potato Treats:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup of canned sweet potato (you can sub fresh if you want)

  • 1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour, brown rice flour, or gluten free flour

  • 1 egg (beaten)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. ​For Sweet Potato Treats:

  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  3. Stir ingredients together in a large bowl until dough forms.

  4. Roll dough into small balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

  5. Press dough down slightly so the biscuits are about about 1/4 inch thick. Bake until golden brown and let cool on a wire rack.

NOTES: 

  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt can be added to these treats to help extend the shelf life but, it is optional.

For Peanut Butter Pumpkin Treats

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup oats (optional if your dog is on a grain free diet, sub an extra 1/4 cup grain free flour)

  • 3 cups whole wheat flour, brown rice flour, or gluten free flour

  • 3 tablespoons of all natural peanut butter

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. In small bowl, stir together the flour, oats, and cinnamon.

  3. In a separate large bowl, whisk together the eggs, pumpkin and peanut butter until combined. Stir wet ingredients into dry.

  4. Pour onto a floured surface and roll dough out to 1/2 thick. Cut out using cookie cutter.

  5. The dough will be a little sticky, a dusting of flour for your hands and the rolling pin will help! Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until golden brown.

  6. Place on cooling racks and let cool thoroughly. They will harden as they cool.

NOTES: 

  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt can be added to these treats to help extend the shelf life but, it is optional.

  • Cinnamon is fine to use in recipes for dogs, however do not use a pumpkin spice blend or anything that could contain nutmeg. It is toxic to dogs and even in small amounts can make them sick.

For Apple Carrot Treats:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup of whole wheat flour, brown rice flour, or gluten free flour

  • 1 cup of grated carrots

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven 350°F.

  2. Mix ingredients together until dough forms.

  3. Roll dough into small balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Press dough down slightly so the biscuits are about about 1/4 inch thick.

  4. Bake until golden brown and let cool on a wire rack.

 

NOTES: 

  • If the dough is really sticky, add a few more tablespoons of flour.

  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt can be added to these treats to help extend the shelf life but, it is optional.

Cookie Recipes & 'Olive' pic from www.mybakingaddiciton.com​, Candy Cane pic is not of treats listed

© 2017 by Jenny Sennett. Proudly created with love.

734-237-8737

  Livonia, MI  

  jenny@labradoodledreams.com

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