The best recipe for homemade dog treats comes from the Martha Stewart website and combine the flavors of apple and cheddar cheese in a bone-shaped biscuit. The homemade dog treats can be stored for up to 2 weeks and make great gifts for furry friends.
Apple Cheddar Dog Biscuits
The recipe below makes about 16 apple cheddar dog biscuits and requires only a few ingredients. The treats do not contain any added flavorings, salt or sugars for a nutritional treat.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Inactive Time: 24 hours
Ready In: 24 hours, 40 min.
- 2 cups barley flour
- 1/2 cup old fashioned oatmeal
- 1/3 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
- 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- Preheat oven
- Prepare the pan
- Mix ingredients
- Roll out dough
- Cut out dog biscuits
- Bake biscuits
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Place parchment paper of a non-stick mat on a large baking sheet.
Combine barley flour, old-fashioned oatmeal, cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, applesauce and olive oil in a large mixing bowl. Add 3 tbsp. water to help form the dough.
Roll the dough between two sheets of plastic wrap until it is 1/4-inch thick.
Use a 3 1/2-inch bone shaped cookie cutter to cut out the shapes. Use the scraps to re-roll more dough and cut more shapes.
Place the biscuits about an inch apart on the baking sheet, and bake for 30 minutes.
Cool the biscuits on a wire rack inside the cool oven overnight. Transfer them to an airtight container and store for up to 2 weeks.