Peanut Butter Oatmeal Dog Treats

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I have always wanted to make home made dog treats for my dogs. Since I had to get up early to see Duke the pug (life of a pet sitter) and it is Puppy Bowl Sunday, I decided to make home made dog treats. As a “newbie” of dog treat baking, I went with a simple recipe. So simple that if my dog’s had thumbs they could of made them.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups of flour (you can use whole wheat flour or a different type)
– 1 cup rolled oats
– 1/3 cup peanut butter, chunky or smooth (I used smooth)
– 1 1/4 cups hot water

Directions:

1. Preheat over to 350°F
2. Mix the dry ingredients together
3. Mix in the peanut butter and the hot water. If the dough is too sticky you can add more flour.
4. Knead the dough

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5. Roll out the dough into 1/4″ thickness (mine weren’t exact).
6. Cut into shapes with dog cookie cutters or any shape you like.

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7. Bake for 40-50 minutes on a lightly greased baking sheet/cookie sheet.

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8. Let them cool off over night or if you cant wait like me let them cool off on a wire rack.

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9. Give your dogs a treat!

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I enjoyed making these dog treats and my dog’s enjoyed eating them. Can’t beat snacking on some home made treats while watching the Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet.

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