Sweet Potato Dog Treats
Homemade dog biscuits are ideal if you'd like to have better control over the ingredients your dog consumes -- or if you just want to give your best friend something special! These dog treats aren't hard and crunchy, they're more like cookies in texture. You can keep them in an airtight container for up to 3 days. To store them longer, put them in a zipper lock bag in the freezer. If you like, use 1 1/2 cups mashed cooked sweet potato or pumpkin in place of the canned.
YIELD:Makes about 12 large treats
- 1 (15 ounce can) Sweet Potatos, Drained
- 1/4 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- 2 cups Barley Flour
- 2/3 cups Whole Wheat Flour
- 1/2 cup Nutritional Yeast
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Process in a food processor until smooth:
Add and process/pulse to blend:
Whole Wheat Flour
Turn dough out onto lightly floured counter and knead two or three times if necessary to completely incorporate ingredients. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness, cut into shapes, and transfer to prepared baking sheet. (Scraps may be re-rolled and cut.) Score large cookies with a fork, if desired. Brush lightly with olive oil and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until firm and lightly browned.
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