Homemade Dog Food Recipe: Sweet Peanut Butter Treats

Halloween is upon us! While the kids are preparing to trick or treat and bring home tons of candy, don’t forget about your dogs! These homemade dog treats are the perfect Halloween treat for your canine pals.

Made from peanut butter, these treats smell better than the treats you can buy at the store. You can either give it to your dog or wrap them up as a gift for other dog owners in your life. The peanut butter dog treats have vitamins and healthy fats that are good for your dog, but if you’d like, this recipe can also use pumpkin or sweet potato as a substitute.

Sweet Homemade Dog Treats

What You’ll Needhomemade dog treats with peanut butter

Start by gathering your ingredients. Check with your vet to make sure your dog is not allergic to anything before making this dog food recipe. Here’s what you’ll need for these delicious homemade dog treats:

  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 egg

Easy to Make!

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Then, grab a large mixing bowl to start combining the flour, baking powder and egg. Next, add the peanut butter, water and honey until your dough is well combined and stiff. The dough will be sticky, but using your hands to mix it can ensure everything becomes well incorporated.

Next, lightly flour a flat surface, like your kitchen counter. Roll out the dough about a ½ inch thick. Then you’re ready to cut out your homemade dog treats. Use a cookie cutter for fun shapes. We suggest a bone shape or Halloween- themed shapes like little ghosts.

The dough does not spread as much as cookies for humans may, so the shapes will stay in place after baking. Stick your dog treats in the oven for 20 minutes. When you take them out, the cookies will be golden brown. Store in an airtight container, or wrap them up as cute trick or treat gifts for the neighborhood dogs!

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