How to keep your kids and your dog busy. Simple dog treats to make at home

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Simple Dog Treat Recipes: Made With 5 Ingredients or Less

If you’ve never made your own dog treats before I suggest starting with one of the dog treat recipes from the list below. In fact I’d recommend these recipes to anyone, regardless of baking skill. Who doesn’t love simple?

Does your dog love peanut butter as much as mine does? If so you can’t go wrong with this simple dog treat recipe — it’s a staple in my house. You’ll need 2 cups of flour, 1/2 cup peanut butter and 2 eggs. Mix the ingredients together until combined, and then add water until it becomes wet enough to roll out as dough.

3 ingredients + water, 20 minute cook time

This homemade dog treat recipe is perfect for novice cooks (myself included). If you’re interested in making some super simple dog treats I’d recommend starting out with this easy recipe. The only ingredients you need are 2 cups of organic whole wheat flour and 2 jars of pureed baby food. For the baby food I’ve found Laika loves blueberry, beef and sweet potato.

Two ingredient dog treats: 20-25 minute cook time.

These homemade dog biscuits made with five ingredients are one of my favorites. You’ll need whole wheat flour, oats, flaxseed, beef broth, and peanut butter. If you don’t have any fun cookie cutters you can use my living like a bachelor method; use the tops of your shot glasses.

Five ingredients dog treats, 20 minute cook time.

How about making a Pupsicle (perfect for summer!) This dog treat recipe is so simple it doesn’t even involve any cooking. If you’ve got two apples, a cup of nonfat plain yogurt, and some ice cube trays you’ve got yourself a yummy treat your dog will love. My dog absolutely loves these treats.

Two ingredients (plus water), freeze for a couple hours.

If you want to impress your dog try out this simple dog treat treat recipe. It’s another one that smells awesome so expect some excitement in the kitchen while you’re cooking these. You’ll need one cup of dry quick cook oatmeal, half cup of apple sauce, and one egg.

Three ingredients, 22 minute cook time.

Looking for a simple grain free dog treat recipe? This is an awesome recipe good for dogs with grain allergies. If you’ve got some oat or rice flour,peanut butter, and a couple of bananas you’re good to go. Does it get much easier than that?

Three ingredient dog treats: gluten free, vegan, 30 minute cook time.

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