Free Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

 

We hope you enjoy this popular collection of free dog treat recipes:
Peanut Butter Biscuits
Easy Dog Treats
Liver Dog Treats
Dog Treat Icing 
Dog Treat Frosting
Frozen Dog Treats
Carob Dog Treats 
Basic Dog Treats
Lowfat Dog Treats
Dog Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Dog Biscuits
Dog Food Recipe
Healthy Dog Treats
Wheat Free Dog Treats

Warning:  Many common foods (such as grapes) are unsafe for dogs.  
Please check this list if you are in doubt about a food’s safety.

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PEANUT BUTTER DOG TREATS:

Peanut Butter Dog Treat Biscuits

1 cup flour
1/2 cup milk
2 Tbs. peanut butter
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 Tbs. chicken broth
1 egg white
1 tsp baking powder

Directions: Mix flour and milk until lumpy and then add peanut butter and broth. Add parmesan cheese to the mixture followed by egg white. Mix well until it has the consistency of pancake batter. Add baking powder. Pour onto greased cooke cheet, making, 2 inch drops. Bake at 400°F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool before serving.

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Peanut Butter Round Cookies

1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup wheat germ
3/4 cup oatmeal
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup honey
1 tsp baking powder

Directions: Combine all ingredients and mix on low until well blended. Make into 1 tablespoon sized balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten balls to 1/4 inch using tines of fork. Bake at 325°F for 15-20 minutes or until golden. Yields approximately 20 cookies.

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River’s Peanut Butter Treats

1 ½ cups of whole wheat flour
1 ¼ cups of white flour
½ cup of rolled oats
3 tablespoons of peanut butter
2 eggs
1 ½ cups of water
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat your oven to 400F (205C).

Directions: Combine the water, oil, eggs, peanut butter and vanilla extract in large mixing bowl and mix with a fork or a whisk until well blended. Add the flour and oats and blend until the mixture forms a dough ball. If the mixture is too dry, add a little more water. If it’s too wet, add a little more flour.

Sprinkle some flour on your work area and add half the dough. Knead the dough until it forms a nice, pliable ball, adding more flour as required. Roll out the dough into ½ inch thickness and cut into small squares with a knife (or into shapes using a cookie cutter). Do the same with the remaining dough.

Place cookies onto a baking sheet and bake at 400F for 20 minutes. Turn off the oven after 20 minutes, but leave cookies in the oven for an additional 15 minutes to harden and turn crunchy.

Store baked dog treats in an air tight container in the fridge for up to a week.

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EASY DOG TREATS:


Easy Cheesy Treats

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 3/4 cups grated cheddar cheese, room temperature
1 stick margarine

Directions: Blend cheese with margarine and flour. Shape into 2 logs, about 2 ” wide. Chill in the refrigerator. Cut into 1/4″ slices and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake in 375°F oven for 15 minutes or until brown and firm.. Allow to cool completely before serving.

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Easy Jazzie Treats

1 egg
2 cups powdered milk
2 cups wheat germ
1 cup oats (rolled oats, like Quaker Oats)
Enough water to moisten oats
2 jars baby food meat - make sure it doesn’t contain onions!

Directions: Blend all ingredients together on low speed until well mixed. Drop by tablespoonful, one inch apart onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten each drop evenly. Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes. Yields approximately 28 cookies.

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LIVER DOG TREATS:

Chicken Liver Treats

1 lb. chicken livers
1 1/2 cups cornmeal
2 eggs
2 Tbs. molasses
1/2 cup dry milk

Directions:Place all ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a greased baking pan and
bake at 400°F until it pulls from the sides or a knife comes out
clean. Cut into bite size pieces and store in refrigerator.

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Chicken Liver Cookies

2 cups flour
3 Tbs. vegetable oil
1 cup cornmeal
1 egg; lightly beaten
½ cup chicken broth
2 tsp. chopped parsley
1 cup chopped chicken livers, cooked

Combine flour and cornmeal. In separate bowl, beat egg with oil, and then add broth and parsley, mixing well. Add dry ingredients to this mixture a little at a time, stirring well. Fold in chicken livers and mix well. Dough will be firm. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and knead briefly. Roll out ½” thick and cut into shapes. Place on greased cookie sheets 1″ apart. Bake 15 minutes in preheated 400°F oven or until firm. Store in refrigerator or freezer.

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DOG TREAT ICING & FROSTING:

White Carob Icing

3 cups white carob chips**
1 tsp. vegetable oil
Food coloring or 1 tablespoon vegetable powder for coloring (see below)

Directions: Melt carob chips in double boiler or microwave and add vegetable oil and coloring. Treats can be dipped in icing or icing can be piped or applied with a pastry brush. Place on waxed paper to cool.

For natural coloring, use:
Turmeric for yellow icing
Beet powder for pink icing
Spinach powder for green icing
**White carob chips have been found in health food stores but lately, I’ve been getting emails from people who just can’t seem to find them anywhere.  I looked around and I couldn’t find any online either but I did find a suggestion that may work–someone on a message board suggested a substitution of  Vitakraft Yogurt Drops for Dogs.  You can find them here and probably at a lot of pet stores:  Vitakraft Healthy Snack Drops, Yogurt 
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Cream Cheese Dog Treat Frosting

12 ounces nonfat cream cheese, room temperature
2 teaspoons honey

Directions: Beat with a hand mixer until fluffy. Frost cookies with a spatula or pipe onto cookies using a pastry bag with a fine tip..

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FROZEN DOG TREATS:

Homemade Frosty Paws

1 ripe banana
4 oz. fat free yogurt –vanilla flavor
2 oz. water

Directions: Combine all ingredient in a blender and puree. Pour into ice cube trays or paper cups and freeze.

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Homemade Frosty Paws – Meat Version

1 large jar of baby food meat– make sure it doesn’t contain onions!
32 oz. fat free yogurt –vanilla flavor
2 Tbsp. honey

Directions: Combine all ingredient in a blender and puree. Pour into ice cube trays or paper cups (3 oz. dixie type) and freeze.

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CAROB DOG TREATS:

Carob Dog Treats

3 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup wheat germ
2 1/2 cups oatmeal
1/8 cup peanut oil
1/8 cup corn oil margarine
1 Tbsp brown sugar
2 oz carob chips, melted*
1 cup water
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup powdered milk

Directions: Mix whole wheat flour, wheat germ and oatmeal in large bowl.Add remaining ingredients and mix until well blended and dough is stiff. Put dough in the refrigerator to chill. Roll out chilled dough until 1/2 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes and place on greased cookie pan. Bake at 300°F for 1 hour. Yields 2 -3 dozen.

*Found in most health food stores.

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Carob Chip Cookies

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 Tbs. baking powder
1 cup carob chips*
1 cup peanut butter, (smooth or chunky)
1 cup milk
2 eggs
1/4 cup honey

Directions: Combine flour and baking powder in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine peanut butter, milk, eggs, and honey until well mixed.

Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients and mix with a hand beater. Add carob chips and mix, only until blended.

Spoon dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for about 20 minutes at 375°F.Let stand for 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet.

*Found in most health food stores.

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BASIC DOG TREATS:

Basic Milk Bones

1/2 cup margarine
3 cups whole wheat flour,
1 cup cornmeal
3/4 cup hot chicken or beef broth
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup skim milk powder
1/2 tsp salt (reduce or omit for a healthier treat)

Directions: In a large bowl, pour hot broth over margarine. Next, stir in powdered milk, salt, sugar, and egg. Add flour, 1/2 cup at a time until all flour is added and well mixed. Knead 3-4 minutes while adding more flour as necessary to make a very stiff dough. Roll out to 1/2″ thickness and cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Bake on greased cookie sheets at 325°F for 50 minutes. When all biscuits are baked, return them to a turned-off oven and leave in overnight to finish hardening.

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Good Dog Biscuits

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup cornmeal
2/3 cup Brewer’s yeast
1/2 tsp. salt
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 cups boiling beef or chicken broth

Directions: Combine all ingredients and mix well. Working with half the dough at a time, roll dough to 3/8 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Bake in preheated, 375°F oven for 20 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet. Turn oven off but leave biscuits in oven until crunchy. Makes about 1 pound of tasty dog biscuits.

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LOW FAT DOG TREATS:

Favorite Low Fat Dog Treats

2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup Brewer’s yeast
1/2 cup soy flour
1/4 cup dry milk powder
1 Tbs. finely chopped parsley
1 cup chicken stock
1/4 cup warm water
GLAZE: 1 Beaten Egg and 1 Tbsp. milk
1 Pkg. dry active yeast

Directions: Combine all dry ingredients except dry active yeast in a large bowl. In a small bowl, dissolve dry active yeast in the warm water, stir well, and then add the chicken stock. Pour this liquid mixture into the dry ingredients, mixing with your hands as necessary. Knead for several minutes and roll dough onto a board sprinkled with corn meal. Roll dough out to 1/4″ thickness and cut into desired shapes. Place in ungreased cookie sheet and brush lightly with glaze (beaten egg combined with milk). Bake in preheated, 300°F oven for 45 minutes. Turn oven off but leave biscuits in oven for several hours or overnight until crunchy.Store in airtight container.

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DOG CAKE RECIPES:

Banana and Carob Chip Cake

2 cups water
2 ripe bananas
1/8 tsp vanilla
3 cups whole wheat flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 egg
2 Tbs honey
1/2 cup carob chips

Directions: In a mixing bowl combine water, bananas, vanilla, egg and honey followed by whole wheat flour and baking powder. Mix well. Pour mixture into an 8-inch cake pan sprayed with a nonstick spray. Sprinkle carob chips on top. Bake at 350°F for 60 to 75 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Carob Frosting:

Combine the following ingredients and blend thoroughly:
12 ounces nonfat cream cheese, softened
3 teaspoons carob powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon honey

Spread on cooled cake.

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OATMEAL DOG BISCUITS:

Oatmeal Dog Biscuits

3 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup water
1 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup molasses
6 Tbs. margarine
1/2 cup wheat germ
3 cups oatmeal (uncooked)

Directions: Combine whole wheat flour, water and evaporated milk in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Dough will be stiff but you will need to chill it in the refrigerator for a half hour. Roll rounded teaspoons of dough onto a greased cookie sheet. Flatten dough and bake in preheated, 300°F oven for 60 minutes.

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DOG FOOD RECIPE:

Homemade Beef Kibble

4 cups of wheat flour
2 cups of rolled oats
3 cups of well cooked rice
2 cups of powdered milk
3 cups of beef broth (or stock)
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup of lard (or shortening)

Preheat your oven to 200F

Directions:  Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, mixing together well. Pour batter into a shallow baking pan so the batter is only ½ inch thick and bake for approximately40-45 minutes, or until it becomes dry.

Remove  from the oven and allow it to cool completely. When cooled, break it into small, kibble-sized pieces.

NOTE: This recipe can be easily modified or adapted to suit your dog’s tastes. Instead of beef broth, add a little gravy with water. It’s also possible to add small amounts of
pureed vegetables, such as peas, beans, pumpkin, or carrot, to the recipe. Simply substitute ½ cup of pureed vegetables and reduce the amount of broth needed by ½ cup.

Store your kibble in an air tight container and keep in the fridge until needed. Kibble can also be stored in zip lock bags in the freezer.

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HEALTHY DOG TREATS:

Milk and Honey Healthy Dog Treats

2 tsp. baking soda
2 Tbs. bone meal flour *
1 1/2 Tbs. vegetable oil
1 egg yolk
2 Tbs. honey
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cups barley flour*

Directions: Blend the dry ingredients together with the oil. In another bowl, beat together the egg yolk, milk and honey. Gradually mix the egg mixture into the dry ingredients and knead into a dough. Roll the dough out onto a lightly floured surface to 1/2″ thickness. Cut into desired shapes and prick with a toothpick or fork before baking. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake in preheated, 375°F oven for 20 minutes, turning once for even browning.

*Found in most health food stores.

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WHEAT FREE DOG TREATS:

Tasty Wheat Free Dog Treats

1 cup rye flour
1/2 cup milk
1 Tbsp. melted butter or margarine
1 tsp. sugar
1 cup oatmeal (uncooked)

Directions: Combine 3/4 cup of the rye flour, oatmeal, sugar, and butter together until well mixed. Slowly add milk until a firm, slightly sticky dough is formed. Turn dough onto a wooden board and knead, adding the rest of the rye flour as you go until the dough stiffens. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for an hour. Roll out dough to 1/4″ thickness and cut into desired shapes. Placed on lightly greased cookie sheets and bake in preheated, 350°F oven for 15 minutes. Turn oven off but leave biscuits in oven until cool. Biscuits can be stored in an air tight container for up to two weeks.

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This listing is composed of recipes that are the most requested recipes, according to several search engines.  We will add more recipes to our list of free homemade dog treat recipes as more recipes are requested.