Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Homemade Dog Biscuits

Hi, nice to see you again

Whenever I'm in the supermarket I always pick up those free magazines.  You know the ones, recipes and ideas and vouchers to make you spend more money in store.  I tend to flick through and cut out and keep any recipes I think might be worth trying.............and then file them away in a box to be forgotten about.

This is one I found recently but I can't remember which store it came from, sorry.

Homemade Dog Biscuits

It's a recipes using volumes rather than weights and I used this 1/4 cup measure.

Mix 4 measures of wholemeal flour and 1 measure oats in a bowl

In a separate bowl combine 1 measure of Xylytol free peanut butter with 2 measures of hot chicken stock. Xylytol is extremely poisonous to dogs so PLEASE read the label. I used Aldi's peanut butter. We had a roast chicken on Sunday so when I boiled up the carcass to make soup today I used the stock from that.  Don't use a stock cube as they are very salty and dogs shouldn't have salt.

Add the flour and oat mix to the liquid and stir well to make a paste.  I hate peanuts so found it rather unpleasant but Chico was intrigued by the smell and sat on my feet while I was making these.

Roll into little balls

about the diameter of a 20p piece and flatten with your thumb. I got 50 out of this mixture.

Bake in the oven Gas 4 for about 25 minutes and then leave to cool.

Keep in an airtight tin and give in moderation (according to the recipe).

They certainly got the Chico seal of approval which is good as he won't touch shop bought treats.

We're now en-route to Birmingham, via Turner's Garage to fill up with cheap diesel. It's been a strange old day weather-wise alternating between sunshine warm enough to not need a coat, to snow and sleet showers!  Typical April weather, but luckily we managed to get up Audlum Locks without getting wet.

Bye for now, please come back again soon.


nb Chuffed said...

Hi Chico,
would you thank your Mum for that yummy treat recipe? Has she got any more? My stingy Mum said she wouldn't get chicken stock out of the freezer just for dog biscuits and only used water but they are still delicious!
love Meg
Ship's dog

Yvonne said...

Hi Meg
The treats mum made were yummy but she's being really stingy and only giving me a couple a day. She says she's found some more recipes to try including my favourite things like carrots and banana and CHEESE!!
She says she'll let your mum know how they work out
love Chico