Homemade Peanut Butter Oat Dog Treat Recipe

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If you haven’t made treats for your dog because you are intimidated by the whole process – what ingredients are safe/not safe – or maybe you don’t fancy yourself much of a cooker, this simple recipe is perfect for your first attempt.

If you are an “old pro” at baking dog treats, or just baking in general, this recipe gives you lots of room to add and substitute ingredients to make fancy treats your dog will beg for!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk - for sensitive tummies, substitutes for milk:  water, broth (chicken or beef), yogurt
  • 1/2 cup creamy NATURAL peanut butter  - make sure it does NOT contain artificial sweeteners such as xylitol, which is toxic to pets
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour - or substitute flour with gluten free flour, chickpea, rice, Amaranth, etc.
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal - make treats grainfree and use coconut instead

Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a blender, blend the milk and peanut butter. Add in the egg, blend well.
  3. Mix the flour and oatmeal in a bowl. Slowly add in the milk and peanut butter mixture to make the dough. Knead for a few minutes.
  4. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured flat surface, about 1/4″ thick. cut into dog bone shape or paw shape using cookie cutters.
  5. Transfer the dog treats on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 30 minutes or until the surface is lightly browned.

 This lovely recipe was provided by Bee from  RasaMalaysia.com , one of the top food bloggers on the web. Bee (whose favorite breed of dog is the Pomeranian) specializes in quick and easy meals that takes less than 30 minutes that is perfect for the entire family.

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