Homemade Dog Treats That Even The Pickiest Eater Can't Resist

Active Dawg USDA Certified Organic Chicken Bone Broth

Ever put a bowl of your dog's favorite food or a few of their favorite treat and have them look at you like, you eat it? We've all suffered at one time or another with a picky eater. Here's healthy homemade dog treats that are sure to please any picky eater and they loaded with essential amino acids, fiber, collagen and vitamins.

Ever put a bowl of your dog's favorite food or a few of their favorite treat and have them look at you like, you eat it?

 

We've all suffered at one time or another with a picky eater.

 

Here's healthy homemade dog treats that are sure to please any picky eater and they loaded with essential amino acids, fiber, collagen and vitamins.

Chicken and Rice Dog Treats

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked, finely diced chicken
  • 1/2 cup rice, cooked & mashed
  • 3 tablespoons rice flour or all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Active Dawg Chicken Bone Broth Powder
  • 1 egg

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Mix together all ingredients and stir well.
  3. Roll out the dough on a floured surface until its 1/4 inch thick.
  4. Cut out the treats with a cookie cutter
  5. Bake for 20 – 30 minutes, until tops are golden brown.
  6. Cool on a wire rack.

Notes

Store in the fridge for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months

Frozen Chicken and Rice Dog Treats

Ingredients

Directions:

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend together all ingredients.
  2. Spoon onto a non-stick cookie sheet
  3. Press flat with 2 forks
  4. Place in freezer until solid.

All-Natural Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour or all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 Tablespoons of Active Dawg All-Natural Peanut Butter Powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 egg
  • Optional:  add some banana and apple for more flavor.

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, and the egg. Add peanut butter, water, honey and stir until you have stiff dough. the dough becomes very firm and sticky. you may need to use your hands to kneed the dough.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough about 1/2 inch thick and use a cookie cutter to make fun shapes. (the treats barely spread and rise, so you can get creative with your cookie shapes.)
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, until golden.
Notes:
Makes approximately 24 treats.  Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freeze.  These treats will stay good in the fridge for up to 2 months, or you can freeze them for up to 8 months! 

All-Natural Peanut Butter and Bacon (or Apple Banana) Ice Cream

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Mix the yogurt, peanut butter powder, Chicken Bone Broth powder, water and one of the optional ingredients
  2. Freeze until firm
  3. Serve in 1/4 to 1 cup servings based on your dog’s weight and size.

Notes: Lasts up to 8 weeks in the freezer

 

Chicken Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, oats and ground flax seed.
  3. Mix in the water, Active Dawg chicken bone broth and all-natural peanut butter powder.
  4. Mix well, adding additional chicken bone broth if necessary to bring the mixture together to a thick dough.
  5. Form into a ball and roll out on a lightly floured surface about 1/4 inch thick.
  6. Use a cookie cutter and cut out shapes. 
  7. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown, flipping halfway.
  8. Cool completely on a wire rack.
Notes:
These treats will keep for about a week in an air-tight container.  It’s best to refrigerate them since there are no preservatives in  the treats. They are good frozen for 4 weeks.

Chicken Apple Banana Frozen Treats

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Slice 2 apples into small pieces, removing the seeds and the core.
  2. Mash a banana
  3. Mix the apple slices, mashed banana, chicken bone broth, yogurt, and a splash of water in your blender and blend until you get a liquid consistency.
  4. Pour the mixture into an ice cube tray and freeze for until hard.

Notes: 

Feed your dog one cube”at a time. Store the rest in an air tight container in the freezer.

Chicken Dog Treats

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour or all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons of Active Dawg Chicken Bone Broth Powder
  • 6 ounces of nonfat plain yogurt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients, stirring until thoroughly mixed.
  3. Note: the mixed batter will be very thick and sticky.
  4. Drop batter by tablespoons onto parchment-lined baking sheets. (The dog biscuits will spread very little during baking.)
  5. Using the back of a spoon, flatten the dog treats.
  6. Bake for 12-14 minutes, until lightly golden brown.
  7. Cool completely on wire racks. serving).

Notes:

Store in refrigerator or  in an airtight container and freeze

Chicken Ice Cream Treats

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix chicken, chicken bone broth powder,  and yogurt until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Drop batter mix  by the 1/2 tablespoon onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Using the back of a spoon, slightly flatten each treat into a thin disk.
  4. Place cookie sheet in freezer and freeze until treats are solid.
  5. Once frozen, remove treats from baking sheet and store in an air-tight container in the freezer.

Notes:

This recipe makes approximately 50 treats.

Bacon Chicken Treats

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Mix the bacon and eggs.
  3. Add the flour and chicken bone broth powder to the bacon and egg mixture.
  4. Stir in water if the batter needs to be thinned.
  5. Spread the batter on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for eight minutes.
  7. Cool
  8. Cut the treats into bite-sized pieces

Chicken Apple-Cheddar Dog Treats

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup old-fashioned oatmeal
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons Active Dawg Chicken Bone Broth Powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with  parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients and about 3 tablespoons water to form a dough.
  4. Roll out mixture between two sheets of plastic wrap to 1/4-inch thick.
  5. Remove plastic wrap and cut out treats with a cookie cutter.
  6. Re-roll scraps and continue cutting out treats.
  7. Space treats 1 inch apart on the cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes until nicely browned and firm.
  9. Cool the treats on a wire rack.

Notes:

Store in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

 

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