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Homemade peanut butter dog bone treats

Mix all dog treat recipe ingredients
Mix all dog treat recipe ingredients
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Everyday it seems there are more and more concerns with our food supply, and our dogs' commercial foods and treats might even be more concerning. Remove the worry, bake your own homemade dog treats with this proven winner of a recipe straight from the kitchen of Examiner's Candace Zynda. This easy and delicious recipe is made with all natural and gluten free ingredients and is safe for most all dogs. (As with any treat or food, if there is any question whether it is safe for your individual pet- please contact your veterinarian first.)

This recipe for homemade baked dog treats is:

All natural
Dog breath freshening (if you add the optional dried parsley)
Delicious and made with all human grade ingredients you probably have in your pantry!

Ingredients:

  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons dried parsley (optional)
  • 1 cup peanut butter
Mix all dog treat recipe ingredients
Mix all dog treat recipe ingredients Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Mix all dog treat recipe ingredients

In a large non metallic mixing bowl, combine the following ingredients and mix well:

2 cups whole wheat flour, plus more for dusting
1/2 cup oats
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup peanut butter

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Roll and cut the homemade dog treat dough
Roll and cut the homemade dog treat dough Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Roll and cut the homemade dog treat dough

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Roll the homemade peanut butter dog treat dough until it is 1/8" thick.  Cut into your choice of shapes and sizes for the treats that best suits your dog. 

Carefully transfer treats to a parchment lined cookie baking sheet.

Bake, cool, serve your homemade dog treats
Bake, cool, serve your homemade dog treats Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Bake, cool, serve your homemade dog treats

Bake treats in a 375 degree oven for 20 minutes or until the edges of the treats begin to turn a touch of golden brown. 

Remove from oven and carefully transfer to cookie cooling rack.

Once completely cooled, enjoy!