Feeding your dog a high quality diet rich in vitamins and nutrients is the best choice for their health, and it's simple with these easy dog treat recipes.
Feeding your puppy natural foods from easy dog treat recipes is a much better option than the processed junk that you can buy in stores. Unless it's one of the best healthy dog food brands, or some of the higher quality natural dog treats, it's simply not worth it. Processed treats are full of artificial ingredients that can wreak havoc on your dog’s body. An overall better choice is to make your own natural treats using easy dog treat recipes.
All-Natural Easy Dog Treat Recipes for Healthy Dogs
It is likely that once you start making your own dog treats from easy dog treat recipes, you will want to begin experimenting with other ingredients, but be sure that you are using beneficial ingredients that are as close to the original food as possible; the least amount of processed ingredients you use, the better. To get you started on creating some delicious all-natural healthy dog treats, you can try one of these easy dog treat recipes.
Bacon Peanut Butter Biscuits dog treat recipe
- 2 pieces of cooked bacon, crumbled
- 1/8 cup of bacon grease
- ¼ cup of wheat bran
- ½ cup of all-natural peanut butter
- 2 cups of whole wheat flour
- ¼ cup of ground flax
- 2 tsp. of baking powder
- ¾ cup of water
- 1 egg, slightly beaten
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees, and follow the easy dog treat recipes advice below.
Step 1: Whisk together baking powder, flour, wheat bran, ground flax, and bacon in a large bowl.
Step 2: Warm the peanut butter for about 30 seconds in the microwave. In a medium bowl, combine the peanut butter with the egg, water, and bacon grease. Make a well in the dry ingredients and add the peanut butter mixture to it. Stir until they are completely combined.
Step 3: Lightly knead the dough until smooth. Roll it out on a piece of parchment paper until it is about ½-inch thick. Cut shapes out of the dough with cookie cutters and place them on a greased cookie sheet.
Step 4: Bake for 15 minutes. Gather the dough, knead it until smooth, and repeat the process until the dough is gone.
You can keep these treats in the refrigerator for up to two weeks, and you can freeze them for up to six months.
Cherry Oatmeal Muffins dog treat recipe
- 1 cup of whole wheat flour
- 1 cup of rolled oats
- ½ tsp. of cinnamon
- 1 ½ tsp. of baking powder
- ¾ cup of buttermilk
- ¼ cup applesauce (unsweetened)
- 1 slightly beaten egg
- 1 cup of frozen cherries, chopped
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Step 1: Spray a mini muffin tray with nonstick spray and dust it with flour.
Step 2: Mix Flour, oats, baking powder, and cinnamon in a medium size bowl.
Step 3: In a separate bowl combine the buttermilk, applesauce, and egg. Pour this mixture into the oat mixture and stir only until just moist.
Step 4: Mix in the cherries. They can go in frozen.
Step 5: Fill the muffin cups about 2/3 full and bake for 15-20 minutes.
These can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 weeks or in the freezer for 3 months. It's also one of my favorite easy dog treat recipes.
Chicken Liver Snaps dog treat recipe
- 1 pound of chicken livers, finely chopped
- ¾ cup of all-purpose flour
- 1 cup of cornmeal
- ¼ cup of chicken broth
- 2 large eggs
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Step 1: Combine all the ingredients until the chicken liver is coated completely. The dough should feel stiff, but if it’s too dry you can add a little more chicken broth.
Step 2: Form the dough into marble-sized balls and place them on a well-greased cookie sheet. Press a small indentation into the top of each ball with a spoon and a few drops of chicken broth to each snap.
Step 3: Bake for 8-10 minutes.
These can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for one month.