Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
Makes31 dog biscuits
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 cup toasted wheat germ
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 large egg, room temperature
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- Preheat oven to 350°. Combine flour, wheat germ and cinnamon. Stir in remaining ingredients. On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a 3-in. bone-shaped cookie cutter.
- Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake until bottoms are lightly browned (tops may crack), 30-35 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's NoteReduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 61 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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Jun 12, 2020
I made these yesterday and my dog, Trigger really likes them :) They were very dry though and not sure why, they crumble a LOT when he eats one, but still. I flowed the recipe correctly, but just was hard to form them. Next time maybe a bit more water and something like apple sauce?
Jul 1, 2019
I started making these biscuits for my mums dog as my mum couldn't afford to buy treats. I would make a bag for her and my son who also has a dog. They love them. I now own a dog and she loves them too. This is a great recipe.
May 22, 2019
I’ve been making these for a long time now. My dog, Lola, knows by the smell when I’m baking for her and is in the kitchen the whole time! To make it easier, I use a pizza cutter and make 1x3” long strips instead of the bone shape. It is much faster with less rolling and these strips fit very nicely into Lola’s Kong. I use all natural peanut butter, and if I remember, get it freshly ground at the grocery store. I also buy the real Ceylon cinnamon to avoid any coumarin overdose if I give her too many treats.
Oct 5, 2017
Q&A ?How long can you store these? Can you freeze them hopefully?
Dec 31, 2016
A good basic dog cookie. But baker beware: make sure you are using (all-natural peanut butter!) Many peanut butters contain a lot of sugar and/or Xylitol which are a no-no for pets.
Dec 14, 2014
If your pet has a food allergy, such as wheat, any other type of flour can be used. I've made these many times and everyone loves them. A lot less expensive than store-bought, plus you know what goes into them.
Jan 4, 2014
I made these for my friends who have dogs and they were a great success. I included a copy of the recipe with the biscuits for them to make their own.
Dec 14, 2013
These look super easy, sadly my dog has a wheat allergy. anyone have a recipe that does not include wheat?
May 1, 2013
I've given these to my dog, and our friend's and family's dogs, and they all loved them!
Dec 11, 2012
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