Peanut Butter-Pumpkin Dog Treats

Peanut Butter-Pumpkin Dog Treats

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From: EatingWell Magazine, October 2019

These homemade dog biscuits were a major hit with all the 4-legged taste-testers who tried them. Plus, they let your dog get in on the fall pumpkin fever. Some spices are dangerous to dogs. Avoid substitutions in this recipe.

Ingredients 35 servings

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  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsalted natural crunchy peanut butter
  • ½ cup unseasoned pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch of salt

Preparation

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  1. Position racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk eggs, peanut butter, pumpkin and water in a large bowl. Add flour, cinnamon, ginger and salt; stir to combine. Transfer to a lightly floured surface and knead until the dough comes together, about 1 minute.
  3. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and lightly dust both sides with flour. Roll one piece of dough into an 8-inch circle about ¼ inch thick, dusting with more flour as necessary to keep it from sticking. Cut out biscuits with a 4-inch dog bone cookie cutter. Transfer to a prepared pan, spacing about ½ inch apart. Shape all the scraps back into a disk and reroll. Continue to cut biscuits until no dough remains.
  4. Bake the biscuits until the edges are golden brown, about 15 minutes. Let cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Repeat with the remaining dough.
  • To make ahead: Store at room temperature for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Equipment: Parchment paper, 4-inch dog-bone cookie cutters

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 biscuit
  • Per serving: 76 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 12 mcg folate; 11 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 561 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 10 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 45 mg sodium; 107 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 fat, ½ starch

Reviews 1

October 03, 2019
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By: Lisa Valente
My dog likes all food (except beets and black beans apparently) so it feels a little like cheating to give these 5 stars but it was nice for me to give her a homemade treat! I kept mine in the freezer so they would last longer.
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