Wednesday, May 28, 2008

HOMEMADE DOGGIE TREATS

We made some of these tonight-mostly for fun, but also for our dogs and our friend's dogs.
They were easy to make and after the dough was mixed and separated, I just let them go with the cookie cutters.

Here's what we used to make them:
2 cups of leftover chicken broth from the freezer
2 cups all purpose flour
3 cups (approx) wheat flour (this was leftover store-bought from when I ran out of wheat berries), more for kneading and rolling
1/4 cup milk powder
1 teaspoon yeast
Dissolve the yeast in the warmed chicken broth. Blend in milk powder and flours, 1 cup at a time. Once you have a workable dough, divide between kids :-) and let them roll and cut out shapes. Place on VERY lightly greased baking sheets. Allow to rise 45 minutes to an hour in a warm kitchen. Bake at 300 for approx. 50 minutes.

Save some and give some! Makes it all the more fun!
By the way, my kids tasted of them and said they were yucky but all of our dogs loved them!
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3 comments:

Runningamuck said...

This is a great idea! Our dog just died a couple weeks ago and we're on a "doggy break". At least until the youngest is potty-trained. But we have lots of doggy friends we could make these for.

Thanks for recipe too. =0)

Amy said...

found your idea from rocks in my dryer... love the idea! How long do the treats stay good for?

Donna said...

I've had them in an airtight and they are still good. You could freeze the biggest part of the batch and thaw a week's worth at a time.

We have 3 dogs and we gave some away so the rest won't make it long around here!:-)

But they are very dry and should keep very well for an extended time.
Thank you for posting!Hope this helps.
-Donna-