Baked Fall Goodness for Your Pup
With Fall in the air you may be craving some cozy activities to keep your days feeling full. One activity that is guaranteed to warm the heart is baking! Why not whip up a delicious fall treat for your pup? We’ve compiled a list of wonderful home made recipes that your dog is guaranteed to gobble down!
All-the-Yums Dog Treats
This recipe has all the yummy ingredients! It is filled with carrots, apples, and peanut butter. Your dog is sure to love the delicious taste, and you'll have a blast making them.
Prep time:10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
2 baking sheets
2 mixing bowls
1 ¼ cup grated carrots
1 ¼ cup quick cooking oats
1 cup grated apple
½ cup natural peanut butter with no added salt or sugar and no Xylitol
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or spray with oil
Mix carrots, oats, and apples in a large bowl
In a separate bowl, mix peanut butter and eggs
Pour into oat mixture and stir until blended
Drop 1 ½ tablespoons of batter onto baking sheets - flatten with your hand or a spatula until ½ inch thick
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes - treats should be firm to the touch
Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes
Pumpkin Ginger Treats
These biscuits are tasty! Plus, they are good for your dogs stomach as ginger is a calming agent. Enjoy!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 2 ½ hours
3-inch cookie cutter
a cookie sheet
a wire rack
3 cups whole wheat flour
½ teaspoon ground ginger
½ cup pumpkin (not pie filling)
1 large beaten egg
1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
¼ to ½ cup water
Preheat the oven to 275 degrees.
Combine flour and ginger in a bowl
In a bowl combine pumpkin, egg, and coconut oil
Add the flour mixture and blend until crumbly
Slowly add water 1 tablespoon at a time until dough is mixed but not sticky
On a floured surface roll out dough to ¼ inch thickness
Cut with a 3-inch cookie cutter
Press holes in the center of the biscuit with a fork.
Place 2 inches apart on un-greased baking sheets.
Bake for 2 ½ hours - tops will be lightly browned and may crack, treats will be firm to the touch
Cool on a wire rack
Store in an airtight container
We hope these recipes will help to warm your heart and home this fall season. Make sure you subscribe to keep up with our weekly blogs, and let us know if you try out these recipes below in the comments or on social media.
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