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Dog Treats - Recipes!
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    I am working on compiling recipes for homemade dog treats - I really like to bakeSmile!   In doing so, I've found that there is a vast amount of recipes out there.  If any of you guys have recipes that you wouldn't mind sharing, please send them on or post.  I'll give you credit on the recipe header!



    Jazz has a favorite made with natural peanut butter and I've tracked one down (that's baking now!) especially for Lucy that shouldn't have anything in there to aggravate her allergies.

    LJ - owned by Queen Jazz, a Shiba Inu, Atlanta, GA
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    Post edited by sunyata at 2011-12-17 09:51:11
  • You rock LJ! We'll see you Saturday. :-)
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    Can't wait - btw, Jazz loves Lucy's treats!!
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  • Well, if they are Jazz approved, I know Lucy is going to go crazy for them. I bet you'll see a wave the likes of which you've never seen before. :-D
  • brandon_wbrandon_w
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    My friend MJ makes Liver Brownies for her dogs, dogs really go crazy for them.  Here is the recipe as written up by her:



     



    Liver Brownies   325 oven  20-25 minutes baking time


     


    1 pound of chicken livers pureed


    1 egg


    1 cup flour


    1/2 cup corn meal


    a shake of garlic powder


    a pinch of salt


     


    Using a food processor puree the chicken
    livers.  Add the rest of the ingredients and process.  It will be the
    consistency of cookie dough.  Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
    and spread out the mixture.  Bake at 325 for 20 to 25 minutes.  Place
    on a rack and cool.  Cut up with a pizza cutter and pack up in snack
    bags and freeze.  Keep frozen until needed.



     


    Variations:


    Can use beef liver, but then you have to cut it up in pieces before processing. 


     


    Instead of using liver you can use canned salmon, tuna or sardines.  My dogs like the salmon the best.


     


    Venison liver works also, but I worry about CWD.


     


    A friend with a much larger dog bakes her dough in muffin tins.  She found that a 1/2 muffin works best with her dog.


     


    You could spread the mixture over a well greased cookie sheet, but clean up will be ugly.  Parchment paper is so much easier.


     


    You can use fresh garlic, but then you will
    have to open every window in your house because you will gas yourself
    out of your house.



     

  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    That looks like a great recipe - I'll probably go the salmon route first.  I'll probably do this one next week.
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  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    i made a post a day or so ago thats called "dog treat for you and your dog" its PB oat biscuit
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    I got that one!  Thanks!  That was what kind of got me started to send a post out to find out if there were more treat recipes that I hadn't uncovered.
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  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    i make salmon cookies too.. i have to dig up the recipe..
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    Wonderful!



     

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  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    Wheat-Free Salmon Treats Recipe



    1 can flaked salmon
    (undrained)

    1 cup oatmeal

    1 cup yellow cornmeal (i use polenta, although i'm not sure if its the best or not)

    1/4 teaspoon baking powder

    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

    1/3 cup water



    Preheat oven to
    350°F



    In a blender or
    food processor, combine oatmmeal, salmon, and water, and blend
    until well blended. Remove, and knead until it is a soft dough.



    On a lightly floured
    surface, roll to 1/4" thickness and cut into shapes**.Place
    on a non-stick or lightly greased cookie sheet and bake for
    20 to 30 minutes, watching for burning. Remove and cool. 



     **i roll them into balls - the dogs LOVE them! 

  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    looks good - I'll give it a whirl!
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  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    Ingredients



    1 cup chicken broth

    ½ cup rice

    4 slices turkey bacon

    2 large eggs, beaten

    ½ cup bread crumbs

    Salt and pepper

    2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO)

    Sour cream (people’s portions only)

    Salsa (people’s portions only)



    Directions

    In a medium saucepan, bring the chicken broth
    to a boil over high heat. Add the rice, lower the heat and simmer until
    tender, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl and let cool.



    While the rice is cooking, in a medium nonstick skillet, cook the
    bacon over medium-high heat until crisp, about 5 minutes; drain on
    paper towels. Finely chop the bacon and add to the cooled rice. Reserve
    the skillet.



    Mix the egg and bread crumbs into the rice mixture; season with salt and pepper. Shape into 4 equal-size patties.



    In the reserved skillet, heat the EVOO, 2 turns of the pan, over
    medium heat. Add the rice cakes and cook for 4 minutes on each side.
    Let cool for 10 minutes before serving to your pup. Top the people’s
    portions with sour cream and salsa.

  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    That sounds really tasty!
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  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    i know! i just saw it on rachel ray's website and will totally be trying it!!
  • okironokiron
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    Oh wow Jen, that sounds good. What's it called? (OCD is not letting me save the recipe without names lol)
  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    its called "Bacon Rice Cakes for you and poochie too"
  • okironokiron
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    Thanks :D



    Tis funny, I'm a decent cook. Especially if I follow a recipe it comes out perfectly. I'm great at baking things. But every single thing I have baked, cooked, fried, made, etc since being with Errik has been overcooked, undercooked, just came out wrong for no reason. I've been cooking my whole life and all of a sudden I suck. He's a curse!!!!! Thank god he's the regular cook in the family. 

  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    Subconsciously, you are sabotaging your cooking to let Errik do all the cooking
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  • okironokiron
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    Haha I wish it were true. It's more like Errik is a good cook so I feel the need to prove myself to him. It hurts my pride when I cook something and mess up. Maybe I'm putting too much pressure on myself without realizing and making me goof up.
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    That could be it - I dated a chef once and I couldn't cook a decent dish for him the entire time we dated Frown, the minute we broke up, the kitchen god smiled upon me!



     



    EDIT:btw that was not a suggestion ;-)

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    Post edited by ljowen123 at 2008-04-11 23:31:14
  • okironokiron
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    Hahaha I'm sorry Errik, we can't date anymore because LJ told me to :P
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    This is the recipe that I played with to create the treats for Lucy.  Basically it was taking the egg/milk out and using tomato juice as a substitue because they have about the same viscosity. 






    Lucy's Treats 



    1/4 cup hot water (can flavor with meat drippings or use broth)

    1 package dry yeast                                        1 teaspoon sugar

    1 1/2 cups tomato juice                                  2 cups all-purpose flour

    2 cups wheat germ                                         1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour



    Preheat your oven to 300°F, then pour the water (or broth) into a large bowl. Add the sugar and yeast and let stand for about 5 minutes.  Add the tomato juice, 1 cup all-purpose flour and the wheat germ. Stir with a large spoon to form a smooth batter. Then stir in the remaining all-purpose and whole wheat flours (this will make the dough very dry and stiff). You'll probably have to use your hands to finish mixing.  Sprinkle flour on your cutting board, then take a couple of handfuls of dough out and work into a small ball shape. Then, with a rolling pin flatten the balls to about 1/4 " thick on the cutting board. If the dough is too sticky, add a little more flour. Use a cookie cutter to cut out your treat shapes.   Then repeat the whole process again with the rest of the dough, working a few handfuls at a time. Finally, use a spatula to put your people biscuits onto a cookie sheet. Then bake at 300°F for about an hour. Allow to dry in the oven for several hours.

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    Post edited by ljowen123 at 2008-04-14 12:14:10
  • Thanks LJ! I've got enough left over to last us a while, but I'll have to give this a try when we run out. :-)
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    No problem.  I'm making the Wheat-free Salmon treats for Jazz & friends this week.
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  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    you will not be sorry! our shibas LOVE the salmon treats! but i warn you - they are a bit smelly!
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    We do what we have to do for our furry family!
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  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    tis true!
  • brandon_wbrandon_w
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    I mix yogurt and cream cheese for the frosting.  You can find pictures of them in the Nemo thread.


    PupCakes -



    Ingredients:


    1/2 cup high quality dry dog food kibble


    1 7-ounce package Jiffy Bueberry Muffin mix


    1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


    2 large eggs


    2/3 cup evaporated lowfat milk




    1.  Preheat the oven to 350


    2.  Put the dog food kibble in a food processor or blender and grind to a course flour.  Measure 1/2 cup after grinding. 


    3.  In a large bowl combine ground kibble and the remaning ingredients until mized well.  Should be like grainy cake batter,.


    4. Use paper baking cups (they are more likely to pass without incident if your dog eats one versus the metal ones) and fill each to 12 to 2/3 full.


    5.  Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. 


    6.  Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.  Store in an air-tight container.


    7.  Finish with a thin layer of whipped cream cheese (I added a smidge of yogurt in mine too) frosting and sprinkle with dog food or colorful treat crumbs. 
  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    This recipe is in the Shiba Scream, 3rd edition (nycshibarescue.org)

    PB Oatmeal Cookies



    1/2 cup water

    1/4 cup vegetable oil

    1/4 cup honey

    1/2 cup all natural chunky peanut butter, no salt or sugar added

    1 tsp pure vanilla extract

    1 egg

    1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

    3/4 cup quick-cooking oats, uncooked

    (*I personally add a handful of carob chips because my dogs love them!- Kelly)

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all of the ingredients together in a
    large bowl. Drop small spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet about one
    inch apart. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 to 20 minutes. The cookies
    are done when they are firm to the touch. For extra crunchy cookies,
    leave the cookies to harden in the oven for about 1 to 2 hours. Because
    there are no preservatives in this recipe, the cookies must be stored
    in an air-tight container and kept in the fridge. This recipe will
    yield about 40 cookies.

  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
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    I wasn't really sure where to add this, but be careful not to add these ingredients to anything your dog will be eating!



    "You
    are probably already aware that your Shiba -or any dog for that matter-
    cannot share in your love of chocolate nor can they indulge in your coffee habit. But did you know that avocados, grapes, raisins and
    macadamia nuts are also dangerous? There are many dangers that our best
    friends should be kept from ingesting; yet, many of us are unaware of
    what is and what isn’t safe for dogs to ingest or even taste. Millions
    of dogs are hospitalized yearly due to

    accidental poisoning, but these possibly deadly encounters can be
    prevented. Always be aware of your dog’s surroundings and be sure to
    educate others about possible doggie

    dangers. Never let your dog lick, eat or chew anything that you are
    unsure of. If you think that your dog has consumed a potentially
    poisonous treat, plant or object, please contact a

    veterinarian or call a poison control center immediately. It’s always better to be safe than sorry!"

    - http://nycshibarescue.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/shiba_scream_issue3.pdf



    I'm sure we all know, but it doesn't hurt to be reminded!

    Post edited by tsukitsune at 2008-04-16 11:00:35
  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    I'll start posting the recipes I've collected as well.



     



    Freak’s Homemade Doggie Treats

    2 cups whole wheat flour                                1/4 cup soy flour

    1 teaspoon salt                                               1 tablespoon linseed oil

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil                              1/4 cup molasses

    2 eggs                                                             1/4 whole milk

    If you want to make a specialty blend or add a certain flavor like chicken or beef you can use two to three bullion cubes instead of the salt. Egg substitute can be used instead of real eggs and any variety of milk can be used [fat free, skim 2% etc]. To make this recipe, add all the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix well. If you are using bullion cubes or packets of flavoring, add them to the dry mix and be sure to mix / mash them well. When combined, add in the wet ingredients and mix well until you get a nice tight dough. If it seems too dry, add a little chicken or beef stock or a little more milk. Roll out the dough onto a lightly floured counter and use a cookie cutter to create the shapes. Bake on parchment paper for about thirty minutes at 350 degrees or until they are golden brown. Allow them to cook completely before storing. Keep them in an airtight container for up to four weeks. Depending on the size of the cutter you should be able to get 10 – 15 nice sized treats. Anything that is left over and be rolled into small balls or squares and baked for small treats.












    Peanut Treats



    2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour                          3/4 cup all purpose flour

    1 1/4 Tbsp baking powder                              1 1/4 cup peanut butter

    1 cup milk
    Combine flour and baking powder in a large bowl. 

    Combine milk and peanut butter in a separate bowl and mix until smooth.

    Gradually stir peanut butter mixture into flour in the larger bowl.

    Knead dough by-hand and roll-out on floured surface to desired thickness. Cut-out treats.  Place aluminum foil on cookie sheet and bake 15 minutes at 400°F. Cool before storing. Note: cooking time may vary depending upon thickness.
      






    Cheese Treats



    4 cups whole wheat flour                                3/4 cup vegetable oil



    2 eggs, beaten                                                1 1/4 cup shredded cheese                           



    1 1/4 cup milk


    Combine flour and garlic powder in a large bowl.Gradually stir-in vegetable oil, cheese, beaten egg, milk and blend well.  Roll-out dough to desired thickness.  Cut-out treats and place on lightly greased cookie sheet.  Bake 25 minutes at 400°F. Cool before storing. Note: cooking time may vary depending upon thickness.

    Tasty Dog Biscuits


    2 1/2 cups Whole wheat flour                         1 tsp Brown sugar

    1/2 cup Powdered dry milk                             6 tbsp Meat drippings

    1/2 tsp Salt                                                      1 Beaten Egg

    1/2 tsp Garlic Powder                                     1/2 cup Ice water



    Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly oil a cookie sheet. Combine flour, dry milk, salt, garlic powder and sugar. Cut in meat drippings until mixture resembles corn meal. Mix in egg. Add enough water so that mixture forms a ball. Using your fingers, pat out dough onto cookie sheet to half inch thick. Cut with cookie cutter or knife and remove scraps. Scraps can be formed again and baked.  Bake 25-30 minutes. Remove from tray and cool on rack.


     


    Baby Food Doggie Cookies


    3 Jars Baby Food -- beef & carrots /chicken              1/4 Cup Cream Of Wheat

    1/4 cup Dry milk powder



    Combine ingredients in bowl and mix well. Roll into small balls and place on well-greased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with a fork.  Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 15 minutes until brown. Cool on wire racks and STORE IN REFRIGERATOR. Also freezes well. If frozen, microwave for 3-4 minutes on Medium High.  NOTICE: When baking for your dog, Always be sure to check all ingredients (especially prepared foods, i.e. baby food) that are added, to insure that onions are not present. Onions and chocolate can be very toxic to dogs!


     

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    Post edited by ljowen123 at 2008-04-16 14:19:42
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    Healthy Dog Biscuit                        



    1/2 cup Milk powder                            1 Egg, well beaten

    2 1/2 cup Flour                                    1/2 tsp Garlic/ salt

    1 1/2 tsp Brown sugar                          1/2 cup Water

    6 tbsp Gravy                                        1 jar baby food (meat)
    Combine and shape into ball and roll on floured board. Use extra flour if needed. Cut. Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes. Cool. 






    Cheese Bone Dog Cookies



    2 cups Unsifted all-purpose flour        1 1/4 cups Shredded cheddar cheese

    2 cloves Garlic, finely chopped           1/2 cup Vegetable oil

    4 1/2 tbsp Water (up to 5 tbsp.)



    Preheat oven to 400°F.  Make a cardboard pattern of a dog bone, 4 inches long or use a dog-bone cookie cutter.  Combine flour, cheese, garlic and vegetable oil in container of food processor. Cover, whirl until mixture is consistency of coarse meal. With machine running, slowly add water until mixture forms a ball.  Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Roll out each piece to 1/2" thickness. Cut out bones. Transfer to ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake in preheated hot oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until bottom of cookies are lightly browned. Carefully transfer bones to wire rack to cool completely. Refrigerate in airtight container.  



    Super Biscuits                                 



    3 1/2 cups flour                                   2 cups Whole Wheat flour

    1 cup Rye flour                                    1 cup Cornmeal

    2 cup Cracked wheat                          4 tsp Salt

    1/2 cup Dry milk                                  1 Egg

    1 pk Dry yeast (1 T)                            1 pt Chicken stock



    Ingredients not generally available may be found at health food stores. Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water. Add chicken stock and pour into dry ingredients. Knead for 3 minutes, working into a stiff dough. Roll dough into a 1/4 in. thick sheet and cut with cookie cutters (cutters shaped like dog biscuits are available). Bake in 300°F oven for 45 minutes, then turn oven off and leave biscuits in oven overnight. In the morning the biscuits will be bone hard. Note: This dough is extremely stiff to work with, but the end product is excellent. 



    Healthy Biscuits                               



    2 1/2 cups Whole Wheat Flour           1/2 cup Powdered Milk

    1/2 tsp Salt                                          1/2 tsp Garlic Powder

    1 tsp Brown Sugar                              6 tbsp Butter*

    1 Egg, beaten                                      1/2 cup ice water



    * Butter, Margarine, Shortening or meat juices may be substituted.Combine the flour, milk salt, garlic powder and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles cornmeal. Mix in egg then enough ice water to make a ball. Pat dough to 1/2 inch thick of a lightly oiled cookie sheet. Cut out shapes with a cookie cutter or biscuit cutter. Bake on cookie sheet for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.To vary the flavor and texture, at the the egg is added, add any of the following: 1 cup pureed cooked green vegeables or carrots; 6 tablespoons whole wheat or rye kernels; 3 tablespoons liver powder. You should be able to find the last two items in any health food store.  



    Dog Cookies                                                



    1 cup Beef, chicken or vegetable stock                      1 cup Bread OR all-purpose flour

    1 cup Whole wheat, rye, or other dark flour               1 cup Bulgar wheat

    1/4 c Non-fat dry milk powder                                     1/2 tsp Salt

    1 1/2 tsp Yeast



    Use dough cycle. Roll dough to 1/4" thickness. Cut with cookie cutters or knife. Place on baking sheets sprinkled with cornmeal. Cover with clean kitchen towels and let rise in warm place about 45 minutes. Bake at 325°F for 45 minutes. When all are baked, turn off oven and return all cookies to cooling oven overnight to harden. Store in airtight container. Makes about 30-35 cookies.

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    Post edited by ljowen123 at 2008-04-16 14:14:00
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    More Biscuits                                               



    1 Envelope dry yeast                                      1/4 cup warm water

    1 pinch Sugar                                                  3 1/2 cups All-purpose flour

    2 cups Whole wheat flour                               2 cups Cracked Wheat OR Cornmeal

    1 cup Rye flour                                                1/2 cup Nonfat dry milk

    4 tsp Kelp powder                                           4 cups Beef or chicken broth
                                                    GLAZE

    1 large Egg                                                      2 tbsp Milk



    Place 2 oven racks in the upper & lower thirds of the oven. Preheat oven to 300°F. Sprinkle the dry yeast or crumble the compressed yeast over the water (110°F if dry, 100°F if compressed). Add the pinch of sugar & allow yeast to sit in a draft-free spot for 10-20 min. The mixture should be full of bubbles. If not, the yeast is too old to be useful. Stir well to dissolve the yeast. In a large bowl, place all the dry ingredients & stir well to blend them. Add the yeast mixture & 3 cups broth.Using your hands, in the bowl, mix to form the dough, adding more broth if needed to make the dough smooth & supple. Half a batch at a time, knead the dough briefly on a lightly floured counter. (Keep the 2nd batch of dough covered with a moist towel while shaping and cutting the first.) Roll out the dough into 18 x 13 x 1/4-inch rectangle. Cut into desired shapes using 3 1/2 inch bone cutter or 2 1/2 inch cookie cutter. Re-roll the scraps. Repeat procedure with remaining dough. For an attractive shine, lightly beat together the egg and the milk. Brush the glaze on the cookies. Bake for 45 - 60 minutes or until brown & firm. For even baking, rotate the cookie sheets from top to bottom 3/4 of the way thru the baking period. Use a small, angled metal spatula to transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temp. (cracked wheat & kelp are available at most health food stores) Use 2 cups of bran cereal (not flakes) in place of the cracked wheat, if desired. If your dog is large, make larger cookies. Allow the cookie sheets to cool completely before using for the next batch Distribute cookies evenly around sheet; avoid crowding 



    Pooch Munchies                                          



    3 cups Whole wheat flour                               1 tsp Garlic salt

    1/2 cup Soft bacon fat                                     1 cup Shredded cheese

    1 Egg, beaten slightly                                      1 cup Milk



    Preheat oven to 400°F. degrees.  Place flour and garlic salt in a large bowl. Stir in bacon fat. Add cheese and egg. Gradually add enough milk to form a dough. Knead dough and roll out to about 1 inch thick.  Use dog bone cookie cutter to cut out dough. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake about 12 minutes, until they start to brown. Cool and serve. 



    Microwave Doggie Treats



    2 cup Whole wheat flour                                 3 Tbsp Oatmeal

    1 Egg; lightly beaten                                        1 tsp Garlic powder

    2/3 cup Beef or chicken broth



    Place flour in a bowl, add egg and broth, mix well. Blend in oatmeal and garlic powder. Roll dough into a ball, roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/2" thick. Cut with small doughnut cutters. Re-roll scraps and repeat. Arrange on a shallow baking dish or on a sheet or parchment paper in a single layer. Cook on HIGH 10 minutes or until firm. Let cool until hardened. Store in covered container in refrigerator. 



    Cookie Favorites                                         



    1 cup Uncooked Oatmeal                               3/4 cup Powdered Milk

    1 Egg, beaten                                                  1/3 cup Margarine

    1 1/2 cup Beef Broth                                       3/4 cup Cornmeal

    3 c Whole Wheat Flour



    In a large bowl pour hot water over oatmeal, margarine, and bouillon granules: let stand 5 minutes. Stir in powdered milk, cornmeal and egg. Add flour, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Knead 3 to 4 minutes, adding more flour if necessary to make a very stiff dough. Pat or roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into bone shapes and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake in a 325°F degree oven for 50 minutes. Allow to cool and dry out until hard. Makes approximately 1 3/4 pounds.

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    Cheese Nuggets                                         






    1 cup Uncooked Oatmeal                               1 1/2 cup Hot Water or Meat Juices

    4 oz (1 cup) Grated Cheese                           1 Egg, Beaten

    1 cup Wheat Germ                                         1/4 cup Margarine

    1/2 cup Powdered Milk                                    1/4 tbsp Salt

    1 cup Cornmeal                                              3 cup Whole Wheat Flour


     In large bowl pour hot water over oatmeal and margarine: let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in powdered milk, grated cheese, salt and egg. Add cornmeal and wheat germ. Mix well. Add flour, 1/3 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Knead 3 or 4 minutes, adding more flour if necessary to make a very stiff dough. Pat or roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into bone shaped biscuits and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour at 300°F. Turn off heat and leave in oven for 1 1/2 hours or longer. Makes approximately 2 1/4 pounds. 


    “Good Dog” Biscuits



     1 3/4 cup Whole wheat flour                           1/2 cup Oatmeal

    1/2 cup Cornmeal                                           1/4 cup Liver powder

    2 Tbsp Brewer's yeast powder                       1/4 cup Bone meal powder

    3 Tbsp Powdered milk                                    2 Eggs, lightly beaten

    3 Tbsp Wheat germ oil (you may Substitute bacon drippings or vegetable oil).

    1/2 cup Water
      Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large bowl or in a food processor, combine the flour, oatmeal, cornmeal, liver powder, brewer's yeast, bone meal and powdered milk. Stir in the eggs, oil and water and mix thoroughly. The dough will be very stiff and dry. Remove the dough to a lightly floured surface or pastry cloth. Roll or pat it into a rectangle 1/4" to 1/2" thick. Cut into bone-shaped biscuits with a small knife, or use a cookie cutter. Re-roll the leftover scraps of dough and reshape, until all the dough is used. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet and bake for 40-50 minutes until brown and dried through. Cool on a rack.Yield: about 12 large bones or 24 small bones  



    Gourmet Dog Biscuits



    12-16 ounces raw liver                                   1 1/2 cups White flour

    8 oz Quaker Oats                                           1 cup Water (flavored with meat drippings)- approx.

    2 Eggs, beaten


     Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 3 cookie sheets. Chop the liver finely, or put briefly in a blender. Mix flour and oats, crumble in the bouillon cubes, add eggs and the chopped liver. Add enough water to make a firm but slightly sticky dough. Spread evenly on the cookie sheets, about 1/2" thick. Dip a small dog-cookie cutter in flour before cutting out each portion. Bake 1 hour. Can be kept for about 2 weeks. Store in refrigerator.  


    Oatmeal/Wheat Germ Dog Biscuits          






    3 cups Whole wheat or rye flour                     3 cups Uncooked oatmeal

    1/2 cup Plain wheat germ                               6 tbsp Margarine

    1/4 cup Molasses                                            1 cup Evaporated milk

    1 cup Water


     Mix together the first 3 ingredients. Then thoroughly mix in the last 4 ingredients. Dough will be stiff. Chill for a half hour. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Flatten, place on greased cookie sheet, and bake for 1 hour at 300°F. 


    Treat Rewards                                             






    3/4 cup hot water or meat juices                    1/3 cup bacon grease or margarine

    1/2 cup powdered milk                                    1/2 teaspoon salt

    2 teaspoons sugar                                          1 egg beaten

    3 cups whole wheat flour (approximate)       


     In a large bowl, pour hot water or juices over grease or margarine. Stir in powdered milk, salt, sugar, and egg. Add flour, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Knead 4 to 5 minutes adding more flour if necessary to make a very stiff dough. Pat or roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into bone shapes and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 325°F for 45 minutes.
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    Post edited by ljowen123 at 2008-04-16 14:18:32
  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
    Posts: 6468


    the baby food one sounds interesting!



    Here's one that I played around with



    Left Over Roast Recipe



    1 cup (approx) of shredded, cut or chunked left over roast beef or chicken

    1 cup whole wheat flour

    1 cup polenta (cornmeal, i always have polenta in the house!) or uncooked oats

    1/4 teaspoon baking powder

    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

    1/3 cup water or meat juice left over from your roast

    Other left overs, blended or whole (usually I make my roast with
    Carrots and green beans and chicken with Sweet Potatoes or acorn squash)

    shredded cheese (for topping)




    Preheat oven to
    350°F



    In a blender or
    food processor, combine all ingredients (except cheese) and blend until
    well blended. Remove, and knead until it is a soft dough. Or not,
    sometimes I'll just put it in a bowl and mix hard with my hands.



    On a lightly floured
    surface, roll to small but equal thickness.Place
    on a non-stick or parchment paper covered cookie sheet and bake for
    20 to 30 minutes, watching for burning. Remove and cool. Top with shredded cheese for nice melted effect.



    Give to your dog sparingly - this is a 'rich' treat!



     

    Post edited by tsukitsune at 2008-04-16 14:22:25
  • ljowen123ljowen123
    Posts: 3105


    Biscuit Rewards                                          






    3/4 cup Hot Water or Meat Juices                  1/2 c Powdered Milk

    1 Egg, Beaten                                                 1/3 cup Margarine

    1/2 tbsp Salt (optional)                                    3 cups Whole Wheat Flour


     In a large bowl pour hot water over margarine. Stir in powdered milk, salt and egg. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time mixing well after each addition. Knead 3 to 4 minutes, adding more flour if necessary to make a very stiff dough. Pat or roll to 1/2 inch thickness and cut into bone shapes. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake at 325°F for 50 minutes. Allow to cool and dry out until hard. Makes approximately 1 1/4 pounds. 


    Wild West Treats                                         






    1 pk Dry Yeast                                                2 cups Warm Chicken or Beef Broth

    1/4 cup Margarine or Hamburger Grease       1 Egg, Beaten

    2 cups All Purpose Flour                                1 cup Wheat Germ

    4 cups Whole Wheat Flour                             1/2 cup Warm Water

    1/2 cup Powdered Milk                                    1/4 cup Honey

    1/4 tb Salt                                                        1 cup Cornmeal

    2 cups Cracked Wheat


     In small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. In large bowl combine broth, powdered milk, margarine, honey, egg and salt. Add yeast/water and mix well. Stir in flour, cornmeal, wheat germ and cracked wheat. Mix well. Add whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Knead in the final amounts of flour by hand and continue kneading for 4 or 5 minutes until dough is not sticky. Pat or roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness and cut into bone shapes. Place on a greased cookie sheet, cover lightly and let set for 20 minutes. Bake in a 350°F oven for 45 minutes. Turn off heat and leave in oven several hours or over night. Makes approximately 3 1/2 pounds. 


    People Biscuits                                           






    1/4 cup hot water flavored with meat or chicken drippings

    1 package dry yeast                                        1 teaspoon sugar

    1 1/2 cups tomato juice                                  2 cups all-purpose flour

    2 cups wheat germ                                         1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour


     Preheat your oven to 300°F, then pour the water into a large bowl. Add the sugar and yeast and let stand for about 5 minutes. Then add the chicken bouillon cubes. Crush them with a fork as you stir them in.   Add the tomato juice, 1 cup all-purpose flour and the wheat germ. Stir with a large spoon to form a smooth batter. Then stir in the remaining all-purpose and whole wheat flours (this will make the dough very dry and stiff). You'll probably have to use your hands to finish mixing.  Sprinkle flour on your cutting board, then take a couple of handfuls of dough out and work into a small ball shape. Then, with a rolling pin flatten the balls to about 1/4 " thick on the cutting board. If the dough is too sticky, add a little more flour. Now use a table knife to cut out your people shapes. Then repeat the whole process again with the rest of the dough, working a few handfuls at a time. Finally, use a spatula to put your people biscuits onto a cookie sheet. Then bake at 300°F for about an hour. Allow to dry in the oven for several hours.  


    Glazed Beagle Biscuits


     1/3 cup oil                                                        2 cups rolled oats

    1 cup boiling water flavored with meat or chicken drippings

    3/4 cup cornmeal                                            1/2 cup milk

    1 cup grated cheese                                       1 egg beaten

    1 cup rye flour                                                 2 cups white flour


    Topping: 1 cup beef broth                               1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

    3 tablespoons oil


     Add bouillon and oil to boiling water then add oats. Let mixture stand for a few minutes. Stir in the cornmeal, milk, cheese, and egg. Slowly stir in the flours. Knead on a lightly floured surface until the dough is smooth and no longer sticky. Roll out to about 1/4 inch thick and cut into bone shapes. Place on a greased baking sheet. Spoon topping over biscuits. Turn them over and repeat with other side. Bake at 325û for 45 minutes or until lightly browned on bottom. Turn off the oven and leave biscuits in until cool.
    LJ - owned by Queen Jazz, a Shiba Inu, Atlanta, GA
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  • ljowen123ljowen123
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    Classic Dog Bones



    1 c Beef, chicken, or vegetable –stock           1 c Bread or all-purpose flour



    1 c Whole wheat, rye or other dark flour        1 c Bulgar wheat1/4 c Non-fat dry milk powder                        



    1/2 tsp Salt                                                      1 1/2 tsp Yeast


     Use machine mixer on dough cycle to combine ingredients. Roll dough to 1/4" thickness. Cut with cookie cutters or knife. Place on baking sheets sprinkled with cornmeal. Cover with clean kitchen towels and let rise in warm place about 45 minutes. Bake at 325-degrees for 45 minutes. When all are baked, turn off oven and return all cookies to cooling oven overnight to harden. Store in airtight container. (Using a 3.5" bone shaped cutter, I get about 30-35 cookies from this recipe.) 


    Peanut Butter Treats



     2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour                          3/4 cup all purpose flour



    1 1/4 Tbsp baking powder                              1 1/4 cup peanut butter



    1 cup soy milk


     Combine flour and baking powder in a large bowl.  Combine milk and peanut butter in a separate bowl and mix until smooth.  Gradually stir peanut butter mixture into flour in the larger bowl.  Knead dough by-hand and roll-out on floured surface to desired thickness.  Cut-out treats.  Place aluminum foil on cookie sheet and bake 15 minutes at 400 .  Cool before storing. Note: cooking time may vary depending upon thickness. 


    Super Simple Chunky Peanut Dog Treats - Natural peanut butter does not contain hydrogenated oil or sugar so it makes a more healthful treat for your pup.






    2 cups whole wheat flour                               1 tablespoon baking powder

    1 cup chunky natural peanut butter                1 cup non fat milk

     Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.  Grease cookie sheets.   In large bowl, combine flour and baking powder.  Use another bowl and combine the peanut butter and milk.  Add the milk and peanut butter mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well.  On floured surface, turn out and knead.  Roll out to 1/4" thick. Cut out using cookie cutters.  Place on baking sheets and bake for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned.  Place on racks to cool then store in airtight containers.
    LJ - owned by Queen Jazz, a Shiba Inu, Atlanta, GA
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    Post edited by ljowen123 at 2008-04-16 14:23:38
  • ljowen123ljowen123
    Posts: 3105


    Tips and tricks on some of those treats - I am not a fan of the chunky peanut butter - it's a real pain if you are making thin treats - I substitute creamy natural peanut butter.  As I mentioned on Lucy's treat's, you can sub tomato juice for milk or egg because of its viscosity - I'm sure there are other items you could do, I just haven't played around enough with the recipes.



    Also, if you want to get dog bone cookie cutters - I got mine at www.gooddogexpress.com - they have a version of their cutters that has 5 or 6 attached together so that you can punch several out at a time.  The price was fairly inexpensive because they are not copper.  I use copper cookie cutters when I do cookies for humans and the biggest difference is how much sturdier the copper cutter is.  I have purchased treat bags to pack the treats and give away, but I find ziploc bags work the best - I usually get the snack size.

    LJ - owned by Queen Jazz, a Shiba Inu, Atlanta, GA
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  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
    Posts: 6468
    Our dogs tolerated this recipe well and LOVED the strawberries!

    StrawBerryOats Dog Treats:
    Ingredients

    1.5 cups of oats
    .5 cup of whole wheat flower
    5-6 finely chopped strawberries
    2 tablespoons of brown sugar
    Pinch of salt
    .5 cup of milk
    Note: You can add a few drops of water if milk isn't enough.

    Directions
    *Preheat oven to 350 degrees

    1. Combine all the ingredients together.
    2. Roll oats into small balls and place on cookie tray.
    3. Bake for 5-7 minutes.
    4. Let cool for at least 10 minutes before giving to your dog.
  • brandon_wbrandon_w
    Posts: 3433
    Bump.
  • ljowen123ljowen123
    Posts: 3105
    I need to bake some more treats for our meetup group - thanks for reminding me of this thread!
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  • santuzzasantuzza
    Posts: 572
    Sundaes for Shibas

    *Plain Yogurt

    *Carob Chips

    *Unsweetened Shredded Coconut

    Mix the ingredients in the amount of your choice (I have found that a 3-1 Yogurt-Carob Chip ratio is good and then a sprinkling of the coconut, but it's up to you.) For a colder treat, put in ice cube tray or small paper cups and freeze.

    This recipe is Tosca tested and approved!
  • KaddyKaddy
    Posts: 1248
    I forgot this existed!!! Now that I have an oven I'm going to have to try some new treat recipes!
  • StaticNfuzzStaticNfuzz
    Posts: 1814
    Ok so what treats have you had the best success with for training that did not give digestive upsets? My boy here had two treat biscuits in a kong last night (kong brand) and now he has the poops. The charlie bears are too boring for him. Yeah it's the treats since he has not had anything else and all medical is a ok. He has had this problem with some other brands too. I have trouble with food too since his tummy is so sensitive.
    I hate to bake at this point since I don't have extra hrs. to do that at this time.

    Snf
  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
    Posts: 6468
    have you tried fishy fudge in the kong?

    1 tin jack mackerel in water OR 2 tins can sardines in water (try to find no salt added)
    2 eggs
    1 tsp garlic powder (optional)
    1.5 cups flour (whole wheat, and oat all work well)

    Put fish (with canning water), eggs, and garlic in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into bowl and add flour, mix well. Press into a greased 9x9 baking dish and bake at 350F for half hour. Half way through baking, cut into squares and continue baking. When done, allow to cool, remove from pan and break into precut squares. Stuff your kong and store in the fridge in an airtight container.



    I end up just stirring PB and cottage cheese together for the kong anymore, due to lack of time. But Henson (former HW+ foster) ate a lot of fishy fudge, frozen. Kept him and his kong busy a long time!
  • CaliaCalia
    Posts: 3664
    I've put pb and kibble, or pb and baby carrots in the kong. The pb makes a nice "glue" for the kibble to stick together and take forever to get out, thus keeping them occupied for a bit longer.
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  • KFontaine04KFontaine04
    Posts: 1872
    EWWWW, fishy fudge, i would puke if I tried to attempt that.
  • JessicaRabbitJessicaRabbit
    Posts: 2217
    I stir together greek yogurt with unsweetened peanut butter and stuff it in a kong and freeze it. Other treats I give are dried organic sweet potatoes, frozen raspberries (or any other berry), and bananas.
  • tsukitsunetsukitsune
    Posts: 6468
    wow, your dogs get the good stuff, Jess! I keep the greek yogurt for my belly!
  • StaticNfuzzStaticNfuzz
    Posts: 1814
    Thanks guys. Right now I am trying to pin down what causes the tummy problems. Some dairy does and even peanutbutter so I am playing hit or miss at this point. The sweet potato seems ok and we have had little issue with that. I will go the fishy route and see also. All I know is the large biscuit Kong treats threw the dog's digestion way off base so it's gonna take a bit of time to figure out.

    Snf

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