Dog treat recipes are a great way to give your dog a treat that is certain to be enjoyed. Moreover, these recipes give you huge flexibility in the variety and quality of treats that you can give to your dog. One of the more common flavors in this regard, is the peanut butter dog treat recipe. This is ideal for you to make a tasty peanut butter treat for your dog. The strong aroma of a dog treat recipe peanut butter is capable of masking other flavors and if truth be told, only a few dogs can defy the glamour of peanut butter.
Peanut butter is well-known for a wide variety of useful nutrients such as magnesium, vitamins E and B, protein and fiber. It is pretty common knowledge that many commercial dog treats are crammed with preservatives, flavorings and colorings. These can be rather dangerous for your dog’s health so it is better that you prepare your dog’s treats in your own kitchen. If you want to reward your dog’s good behavior, here is a peanut butter dog treat recipe that your dog will enjoy.
Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Ready time: 30 minutes
Ingredients2 cups whole-wheat flour1 cup skim milk1 cup peanut butter (organic)1 tbsp baking powder
Note: you can use garbanzo flour in place of whole wheat to make a wheat-free recipe.
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Mix all the ingredients properly to create thick dough. Press a few times. Squash dough onto a floured work surface and roll to about ¼ – ½ inch thickness. Make your preferred shapes using cookie cutters (or a bone-shaped cutter).
3. Place shapes on slightly greased cookie pan and bake at 3500F for about 20 minutes, or until slightly brown. Allow the oven to cool in order to make them crispy. Let cool outside the oven to make them a bit softer, store in a sealed container.
4. It is best if you store them in a fridge during the warm months and in airtight container placed in a cupboard, during the cold months. This peanut butter dog treat can last up to three weeks.
The best part about of this delicious dog treat recipe is that it is incredibly easy to make, and you can easily jazz it up. The more important thing is to make sure that any ingredient you add is actually safe for your dog. Some kinds of dog food can cause allergic effects such as rashes, itchy skin, coat complications and dull, tapering hair in dogs.
So before trying out recipes for dog treats, be sure to review the key ingredients to ascertain that they are indeed safe for dog consumption. In addition, try to keep the proportion of wet to dry ingredients equivalent when following a recipe. For instance, if you consider adding in an egg, do not add quite as much water, and so on.
Finally, if your dog loves both the treats and the biscuits, he will certainly enjoy the above peanut butter treat recipe and you will take pleasure in knowing that he is getting the most excellent ingredients and nutrients in his home-made biscuits.