Homemade Dog Treats

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February 23rd is National Dog Biscuit Day, so treat your dog with something you made! My dogs love carrots, apples, and peanut butter–so I decided to combine them into an easy-to-make dog treat for them. Make sure to use a natural peanut butter that does not contain added salt, sugar, or other ingredients. Keep extra treats stored in the fridge.

Prep:10 mins
Cook:15 mins
Additional:5 mins
Total:30 mins
Servings:20
Yield:20 dog treats

1 ¼ cups grated carrots
1 ¼ cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup grated apple
½ cup natural peanut butter
2 eggs

Step 1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

Step 2
Mix carrots, oats, and apple together in a large bowl. Whisk peanut butter and eggs until thoroughly combined in a second bowl. Pour into the oat mixture and stir until thoroughly combined.

Step 3
Drop 1 1/2 tablespoonfuls of batter onto the prepared baking sheets. Flatten each treat with your hands until they are 1/2-inch thick.

Step 4
Bake in the preheated oven until treats are firm to the touch and begin to brown on the bottom, 15 to 20 minutes. Allow to cool a few minutes on the baking sheets before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts
Per Serving: 72 calories; protein 3g; carbohydrates 6.3g; fat 4.2g; cholesterol 18.6mg; sodium 29mg.

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