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12 Homemade Treats For Your Family Pooch

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Babble has launched a brand spanking new blog called BABBLE PETS. It’s dedicated to our beloved furry friends. Naturally there will be an abundance of adorable shots plus tips & tricks to keep our furry friends healthy and happy.  If you have a beloved family pet then chances are you’d love to treat them to a great snack. Did you know that you can make them healthy and great tasting treats right in your own kitchen? Well you can. We have 6 scrumptious recipes that will have your furry friends begging for more. I know our dog Charlie is going to love these! You can see all the treats in the slideshow after the jump.


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12 Homemade Treats For Your Family Pooch

Pretzel Shaped Pup Snacks

These crunchy pretzels will have your dog sitting pretty. Add in a spoonful of ground flaxseed for an extra punch of fiber.
Make pretzel shaped pup snacks

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Paula Jones started her blog, Bell'alimento, in 2009 as a place to share her recipes with her friends and family. Along with her delicious recipes being a staple on Babble's Food channel, Jones has been featured on sites such as: Saveur, CNN’s Eatocracy, The Cooking Channel, and The Washington Post.

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4 thoughts on “12 Homemade Treats For Your Family Pooch

  1. Sarah Caron says:

    SO cute! A friend of mine used to make her dog treats with whatever leftover veggies she had mixed with oats, etc. and the dog loved them. Wish I had the recipe.

  2. patty eaves says:

    how do we get the recipe?

  3. LORI GREENBERG says:

    HOW DO WE GET THE RECIPIES?

  4. se says:

    Carrot & Oat Dog Biscuits

    Yield: at least 75 dog biscuits

    Prep Time: 10 minutes

    Cook Time: 20 minutes

    Total Time: 30 minutes
    Ingredients:

    1/2 cup carrot juice
    1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
    2 large eggs
    3 tablespoons natural creamy peanut butter
    2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    2 cups all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup coarsely ground cornmeal
    1/2 cup rolled oats
    Directions:

    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F, with a rack in the center of the oven.

    Line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper and set aside.

    Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir to combine and form a thick dough.

    Flour a wooden cutting board or similar surface well, and turn the dough out onto the board.

    Sprinkle flour on top of the dough and onto a rolling pin, and roll the dough to approximately 1/4″-1/2″ thickness. Be sure to use plenty of flour, as this dough is very sticky!

    When the dough is rolled out, dip a bone-shaped cookie cutter (or any other shape you like) into flour and cut out the biscuits.

    Transfer the cut out biscuits to the prepared sheet pan, leaving about 1/4″ of an inch between each treat. These don’t spread out, so you can fit upwards of 40 onto a baking sheet at a time.

    Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes, or until light golden brown.

    Remove the baking sheet from the oven and allow the biscuits to cool completely.

    Transfer the biscuits to an airtight container, where they will keep at room temperature for up to two weeks.

    You can freeze any leftover dough, too! Just wrap it well with plastic wrap and place in a freezer-safe zip-top plastic bag. The dough will keep in the freezer for up to a year.

    When you’re ready to use the frozen dough, simply transfer the still-wrapped dough from the freezer to the fridge and allow it to thaw overnight before using.

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