Our canine companions love peanut butter, a pup-safe human food that can provide them with healthy fats as well as B and E vitamins. Give your pup the goodness of peanut butter without harmful additives by making him some homemade peanut butter treats yourself. Whip up a batch of peanut butter biscuits or frozen treats containing only healthy but tasty ingredients your pooch will love.
How to Make Pup-Appropriate Peanut Butter
Process the peanuts until smooth while drizzling 1 1/2 tablespoons of peanut oil into the food processor to make it creamy.
How to Make Baked Peanut Butter Treats
Mix 1 cup of whole wheat flour, 1 cup of white flour, 3/4 cup of rolled oats and 2 teaspoons of fresh, chopped parsley in a bowl. Set aside these dry ingredients.
Whisk together 2 eggs, the softened 1/4 cup peanut butter, 1 cup of water, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil and 2 tablespoons of applesauce in a bowl.
Roll the dough to about 1/2-inch thick. Cut out shapes using cookie cutters to make treats shaped like bones or other fun shapes for your pup.
Bake the treats on a greased cookie sheet at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. Turn off the heat and allow the cookies to cool and crisp further in the warm oven for an additional 20 minutes. Once cool, serve a treat to your pup and store the rest in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
How to Make Frozen Peanut Butter Treats
Combine 1 cup of peanut butter with 1 banana and 1/4 cup of applesauce in a food processor until smooth.