While there are several branded canned dog foods out there in the market, it is nothing compared to the homemade treats you give to your dog.
There are plenty of dog’s treats recipes which can be tried out at home.
One ingredient which is loved by dogs is peanut butter and you can try some easy homemade peanut butter treats recipes for your dog pet.
Be creative and try mixing up the following recipes with peanut butter in your dog’s regular diet once in a while.
Most of them are 3 ingredients peanut butter dog treat and if you’ve butter already, you can make some dog treats out of these with 1 or 2 ingredient if you’re very tight on budget.
Peanut Butter Rolls Recipe
- Half cup Peanut Butter
- Half a cup oats
- Quarter cup flax seed (grounded)
How To Make this Dog treat
Get a medium size bowl, mix up your oats, peanut butter, and grounded flax seed in the bowl.
Add water and start mixing it up until it reaches a dough-like consistency.
Now take small pieces of the dough and roll them into balls.
Once all the balls are done, place it in the refrigerator. The balls have to be kept in an airtight container.
Keep it in the refrigerator for about half an hour.
Serve the balls after taking them out. The number of balls can be adjusted by altering with the ingredient quantity.
You don’t need oven for this particular peanut butter dog treat since you don’t bake.
And with the oatmeal, some people like to add honey to it before making the rolled oats to make it tastier.
Peanut Butter Cookies
- One glass milk
- One cup of peanut butter
- Two cups of rolled oats (grounded)
- Two tablespoons of rice flour
How To Make this Dog Treat
Love trying this hard dog biscuit recipe, Mix your peanut butter with the grounded oats with the help of a mixer.
Slowly add milk to the mix so as to enhance the consistency.
Add the rice flour or any other flour, which gives the crispy texture to the cookie.
Take two cookie sheets and place it with parchment paper.
Place this mix onto this sheet which has the parchment surface.
Evenly distribute the dough. Now cut the cookies in the shape you want.
You can get creative here and cut shapes just like bones too.
For quicker results, you can use a ready-made shape. Heat the oven to 325 degrees.
Once all the cookies are lined out, place it in the oven for about ten to fifteen minutes. You will notice the ends getting cooked and turning brown.
Incase this does not happen, give it some more time. Make sure to cool the pan in order to avoid any kind of cracks. Treat your dog with the cookies.
For dog owners who want crunchy peanut butter chip cookies without baking soda and addition of brown sugar, will surely love this and some get more creative by adding chocolate to this dog treat.
Also, it’s homemade dog treat that don’t need to be refrigerated and can be fed to senior dogs and young dogs if you can’t afford to serve chicken broth to your dogs.
Crispy Peanut Butter Biscuit
- ¼ cup peanut butter
- 1 ½ cup wheat flour
- 1 cup Rolled oats
How to make this Dog Treat
Take a bowl and mix up the oats and wheat flour.
Make sure that you are using the whole wheat flour here.
Mix it well and whisk it continuously to avoid any lumps in the food. Use water to adjust the consistency.
When the batter becomes too moist, add some flour to it.
Keep mixing and kneading the dough until it becomes soft. You can use a mixer here or use your hands as much as you like and feel comfortable.
Once the dough is done, leave it for fifteen minutes undisturbed. Keep the dough covered so as to retain the moisture.
Now take a parchment paper and spread some flour on it. Spread this dough onto the parchment paper. Cut it into different shapes according to your preference.
You can also use the readymade cutters.
Once the dough is spread, transfer the parchment paper to a baking sheet.
Heat the oven to 350 Fahrenheit. It is ideal to preheat the oven before the process starts. Keep it in the oven and bake it for forty-five minutes.
Once you remove them from the oven, allow them to cool down. It is ideal to rest it out for over a night in order to get that crispy flavor.
This healthy recipe can be made and stored for about five days in an airtight container.
These are some of the ways to make peanut butter dog treat. Others are
- Peanut butter with banana without grain flour
- Honey Roasted Peanut Butter
- Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Saltine Toffee
- Chocolate Frosted Reese’s Puffs
- Peanut Butter & Jelly Granola
- Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Frosting
- Skinny Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
- Nutella Swirl Peanut Butter Banana Bread
- Death by Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies
- Caramel Snickers Bars
- Reese’s Peanut Butter White Chocolate Bark
They’re healthy and safe for dogs just as they’re also human foods. Some other human foods are usually fed to dogs as well.
However, we should sound this note of warning here.
While peanut butter and other ingredients in these recipes are high in fats, much fats in dog’s diet could cause stomach upset.
Therefore, too much peanut butter can cause diarrhea and some other digestive problems and make dogs to start vomiting.
Dogs digest protein better than fats and should be fed most with red protein.