Recipe for a Yogurt Coating That Hardens for Dog Treatsby Amanda Maddox
A plain treat is no fun.
Making dog treats at home allows you to be creative while pleasing your pet. Whether you decide to give Fido a birthday party or just a baked surprise, topping it with a yogurt frosting flavored with his favorite sweet adds to his delight.
Pour 4 ounces of plain yogurt in a large mixing bowl. Yogurt dries fast and stays in place on your furry friend’s treat.
Add his favorite flavor, such as honey, sugar-free peanut butter or white chocolate. When adding honey, use approximately 2 tablespoons and for peanut butter use 2 to 4 ounces.
Whisk the ingredients together with a fork or kitchen whisk. To thin the mixture, add canola oil slowly while whisking. To thicken it, sprinkle in flour or cornstarch while mixing. You are aiming for a consistency similar to cake icing.
Spread the yogurt frosting on the treat immediately. Allow it to dry completely before serving.
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- 4 ounces yogurt
- Whisk or fork
- Canola oil
- Cornstarch or flour
- Place your treats topped with frosting in the refrigerator to help the icing set.