Friday, October 22, 2021

Dog biscuits

Friends of ours welcomed a new puppy into their home earlier this year. When we were invited over for lunch last weekend, I thought a gift of home-made dog biscuits would be nice. I looked on the internet and found a recipe (there are a lot) that used ingredients that I had, more or less, on hand.

Dog biscuits baking in the oven. Yes, I have a bone-shaped cookie cutter.

Tasha liked the biscuits so I hoped the new pup would as well. And it turns out that she did. They're made with whole wheat flour, duck fat (in place of vegetable oil), chicken broth, and a little leftover roasted pumpkin purée (in place of corn meal). What's not to like? BOL (barking out loud)!

8 comments:

  1. What a wonderful idea and sweet thing to do!

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  2. That is a really nice present.

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  3. That's a fabulous gift! Did you have a dog-bone cookie cutter already?

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  4. I read somewhere recently that pumpkin purée is very good for a dog's digestion and in fact can relieve an upset stomach in dogs. So your biscuits are medicinal as well as (no doubt) very tasty!!

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  5. Oh, woof! Pumkin and sweet potato are very good in doggie treats.

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  6. mitch, :)

    jean, I didn't know that! We have lots of pumpkin...

    ck, only if the dog likes them... LOL!

    judy, yes. Many years ago a friend gave us a commercial dog biscuit mix and it came with the cutter.

    travel, :)

    emm, apparently so! Tasha gobbles them down.

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