Check out these healthy and delicious homemade dog treats to help your pup love learning! Recipes Include: Peanut Butter Paws, Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies, Playful Pumpkin Bones.
Peanut Butter Paws
3 cups old-fashioned oats
1/3 cup peanut butter
2 tbsp flour (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
Add oats to a food processor for 2 - 3 mins, until oats are almost flour consistency.
Add peanut butter, banana and egg to food processor.
Mix until dough looks uniform.
Roll the dough out to roughly 1/8" thick. Use 2 tbsp flour if too sticky.
Cut treats out with paw print cookie cutter and place on baking sheet.
Bake for 16 - 18 minutes, rotate trays halfway through.
Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup oats
½ heaping cup of peanut butter
½ tsp ground cinnamon
1½ cup warm water
Preheat the oven to 350°F
Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
Mix all of the dry ingredients into a medium size bowl.
Add in peanut butter and warm water. Mix everything together.
On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough gently a few times.
Roll out the dough ¼ to ½” thickness.
Cut the dough lengthwise into strips, and then crosswise into bite size squares.
Lay them on the parchment covered baking sheet and bake for 30-45 minutes.
Playful Pumpkin Bones
2/3 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 cup peanut butter
2 large eggs
2 1/2 – 3 cups whole wheat flour
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In mixing bowl beat pumpkin puree, peanut butter and eggs. Gradually add 2 1/2 cups flour at low speed until uniform.
Add additional 1/4 cup flour at a time until the dough is no longer sticky.
On a lightly floured surface knead the dough 3-4 times until it comes together. Roll the dough to 1/4-inch thickness.
Using bone shaped cookie cutters, cut out bone shapes and place onto the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 20-25 minutes.