Saturday, February 26, 2011

Gourmet Dog Biscuits

Every once in a while I like to take a little extra time and make 
my dogs homemade dog biscuits.  They go absolutely bonkers 
over these soft meaty treats!  Chip our chocolate lab couldn't 
wait till I got through taking pictures! She devoured two 
immediately after this shot.The key ingredient in the bones is 
the meat flavored baby food. Beech-Nut makes a Beef and Beef 
broth one I like to use but you can use any savory flavor you like.  

I have to tell you that my son Tanner came in and said they 
smelled so good that he ate one!  He had another just now.  He 
is my kid that will eat anything though.  He used to eat the ones 
at Petsmart when he was little.  Personally, I think he just likes to 
freak me out!  These doggy treats are all natural though and are 
safe for anyone.........even silly 17 year old guys.

Gourmet Dog Biscuits

(printable copy)

2 cups whole wheat flour
3/4 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup powdered milk
1 egg, beaten
5 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
2 jars strained meat flavored baby food 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl combine all ingredients together and make a 
thick dough.

Knead on a lightly floured counter top for about 4 minutes our 
until dough is nice and smooth.

Sprinkle a little more flour over the dough to make it easy to roll.

Roll out the dough to about a 1/2" thickness and cut with dog 
bone shaped cookie cutter.

Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for about 22 minutes.

Let dog biscuits cool at least a half hour before serving.

This is our new Papillon puppy Bindi.  The bone was almost as big as she is but she 
loved them too!

Our other dog Kimchee (a Cairn Toto) was 
at the groomers but don't worry.......we saved her some!

Why don't you make your favorite companion some homemade treats's really easy and fun!


  1. cutie PA-tutie & very lucky pups * *

  2. O my goodness, those puppies are adorable! thanks for following :)

  3. How wonderful. The Mr. has wanted to make dog biscuits for the puppster for a while now. I have saved this for when he is ready. Great recipe!

    Following you back. :)

  4. Hi Mika,thanks for stopping by and following me. Glad to have you. I'm your newest follower as well. Be sure to stop on by on Monday for the newest giveaway.

  5. This blog I am going to LOVE!!!

    Returning the follow love from Btips and Co. Thanks so much


  6. Hubs and I are both having a good laugh at your little guy eating the doggy bones. We could so see our Little Bit doing the same. Your new puppy is ADORABLE! I have made our mutts homemade bones before and they love them. That was all pre-Little Bit though. Now if I have time to bake it's for me not the mutts ;D

  7. these look like they'd be fun to make! we don't have dogs & i'm sure i'll sound crazy for this, but we like to make goodies for the raccoons that come up on our deck at night. they're so cute to watch & if i feed them yummy home-made dog biscuits, they keep coming back to entertain me.

  8. I'm a new follower from Swingin by Sunday!
    Your doggies are soo cute, my in laws just got a new puppy so I am definately going to try these out!

    <3 Laura

  9. I'd love to try these for our pit bull mix sometime. My son tries to eat dog and cat food too, so I'm sure he'd eat these if given the chance.

  10. I am so glad I found you on a blog hop! I'm totally making those biscuits for my dog, he will love them!
    I'm your newest follower, I hope you come by and say hello.

  11. I make my own dog food and would love to try making some treats one of these days. I especially like this recipe because you noted they were somewhat soft? I love the name Chip for a Chocolate Lab. We had a Cairn Terrier once, same color as yours and her name was Thistle. I can't believe how adorable that little Papillon is.

  12. Oh Duke would love these! Your pups are beautiful, but that Bindi . . . babies are always adorable, even if they are four-legged! Have a great day!

  13. Oh, my gosh, that Tanner - cracks me up! Cute pictures!

  14. Thanks for stopping by Spoiled...but Not Rotten.You have a new follower as well! I have 2 dogs and will be saving this recipe to try out in the near future.

  15. Followed you back! Thanks for the visit! :)

  16. It's probably right in front of me, but where is your email subscriber link?

    Having Fun Blogging

  17. Thanks for stopping by my blog and following! I'm following back. ;) Love this blog, can't wait to peek around some more.

    I think my sweet Princeton (cavalier king charles spaniel) would absolutely love these, and I wouldn't feel bad giving them to him with such great ingredients.

    Thanks for sharing!
    Jennifer @

  18. Thanks for the follow, Mika! Those dog biscuits look SO good!

  19. Great blog! Going to try treats for my boxer and am making the Pioneer Woman's bbq jalapeno poppers for supper. Mmmm! Following you now!

  20. Good idea--my dog loves treats and to know they are good quality and natural would be a great way to go!

  21. Your blog is so super cute! I look forward to some new recipes! Thanks so much for following Practical Parenting


  22. Thanks for stopping by Organic Homemaking! Love your blog! (My husband will love you too with all the great recipes I'm going to try!).
    I'm your newest follower!

    Amanda Kay

  23. my sons love freaking me out at times,

    thanks for following! followed you back :)

  24. I am in love with your dogs! Wow. Homemade biscuits, that's amazing. You're such a good mommy! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Yours is wonderful!

  25. Awww I love your blog! Supercute design and fun posts! I just may try and make the homeade biscuits from our 3 dogs. Thanks for the follow over at shallowocity. Looking forward to keeping up with you.


  26. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I am now following back! Looking forward to reading more. Thanks for sharing!

    ~Jess @

  27. Hello! Following you back :) I love that your dog is named Kimchee!!!! :) I will def have to try these treats! My dogs will love them!

  28. What cute dogs! I have a Yorkie named Charlie!
    I got your message on my blog and am following you back! Thanks for stopping by. The dog biscuits look really good.

    Mary @

  29. I am visiting you from the blog hop and I'm so glad I found you (or you found me first I guess :)

    What a great idea for your puppies - the biscuits do look quite tasty! Your dogs are absolutely adorable!

  30. I was out of town during the wednesday blog hop, so I am barely catching up :) I am so excited to be at your sight. This is exactly the kind of site that I love.

    You could give Nigella (did I spell her name right?) anyway, you could give the latest cooking greats a run for their money!

  31. Bindi and Kimchee are adorable! Cute blog. I'm your newest follower.
    Hope you can follow me too.

  32. I am your newest follower. Please follow me back!

  33. Adorable! Following from :)

  34. Thanks so much for participating in my simple Sundays blog hop. Following you now.

  35. following you back. love homemade dog treats for my two dogs! laura

  36. Thank you for following me and I am now following you! Those look like great treats. We might have to make some for our dogs. Rani

  37. I am a new follower from I love my online friends :) I would love to have you follow back :)

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  39. This would be a fun thing to do with my grandsoms. They'd love to make bones for Zander, their Mastiff. Thanks for the recipe. I had a chuckle reading about your son eating them. But when I checked the ingredients it all sounded edible.

  40. Excellent recipe! I make peanut butter treats for my furr baby! I really love the idea of the baby food!!! thanks!

  41. This post was featured at one of The Best of The Best for March 11th :)


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