Why homemade dog treats?
Dogs have a special place in our hearts, don’t they? It’s not just pets; they are beloved members of our family. And like any beloved family member, we want to make sure they enjoy the best, healthiest, and most delicious treats. That’s where homemade dog treats come in! Making your own treats gives you complete control over the ingredients and allows you to bypass unnecessary additives and preservatives that are often store-bought. So let’s dive into the wonders of homemade peanut butter and banana dog treats!
Why dog treats with peanut butter and banana?
Guess? Your furry companion will share your taste buds for the delicious combination of peanut butter and bananas! These ingredients aren’t just delicious for humans; dogs absolutely love it too. Not only does peanut butter pack a protein-packed punch and healthy fats, but bananas also pack a host of essential vitamins and minerals. Don’t forget to choose a peanut butter without it xylitolas it can be harmful to our four-legged friends.
The fun of making your own dog treats
There is an undeniable sense of satisfaction that comes from preparing treats for your beloved dog. When you take charge of making your own dog treats, you not only guarantee their nutritional value, but you also have the freedom to tailor them to your dog’s preferences and nutritional needs. As you bake these treats, your kitchen will fill with an irresistible aroma and your pup will eagerly await his delicious reward.
Are these treats difficult to make?
There’s no need to worry if you’re not a culinary expert! Our peanut butter banana dog treats recipe is as easy as rolling over – okay, maybe even easier. With just a handful of dog-safe ingredients and a few simple steps, you’ll be a master treat maker in no time. The best part? Witness the pure joy in your dog’s eyes as he wags his tail in anticipation of these homemade treats!
Can I store these homemade dog treats?
Can’t eat these delicious treats in one go? No problem! You can save them for later enjoyment. Store them at room temperature for about a week, in the refrigerator for up to three weeks, or place them in the freezer for a cool shelf life of three months. Don’t forget to inspect for signs of decay before spoiling your furry friend.
Making your own homemade peanut butter and banana dog treats is an absolute treat in itself. Not only will you be providing your dog with a delicious and healthy snack, but you will also be able to enjoy the process of creating something special just for him. So why wait? Roll up your sleeves, preheat the oven and watch your dog’s tail wag with excitement as you prepare these irresistible treats. Your furry friend will thank you with slobbery kisses and endless affection!
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Dog treats with peanut butter and banana
Surprise your furry friend with these homemade peanut butter and banana dog treats! These treats are made from safe and nutritious ingredients like whole wheat flour, oats and cornmeal and are flavored with dog favorites: peanut butter and banana. Easy to make and even easier to store, these treats provide your dog with a delicious and healthy reward. Just remember to serve in moderation and enjoy the wagging tails and happy paws!
- 1 1/2 cups Whole grain flour
- 1/2 cup Oatmeal
- 1 Ripe Banana Mashed
- 1/2 cup peanut butter make sure it is xylitol-free, as xylitol is harmful to dogs
- 1/4 cup Dry milk or non-dairy milk
- 1/4 cup Cornmeal
- 1/4 cup Water
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
In a large bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, oats and cornmeal.
In a separate bowl, mix the mashed banana and peanut butter until a smooth paste forms.
Gradually add the banana-peanut butter mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well. The mixture should form a dough.
Slowly add the milk and water to the dough and mix until the dough comes together. The dough should be smooth but not sticky. If the dough is too dry, add some more water. If it is too wet, add some more flour.
Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of about 1/4 inch.
Using a cookie cutter, cut out sweets in the shape of your choice.
Place the treats on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Allow the treats to cool completely before serving them to your dog.
If you want to extend the shelf life, you can also store them in the refrigerator, which will give them a shelf life of about 3 weeks.
If you made a larger batch and want to keep them longer, you can freeze them. Frozen dog treats should last about 3 months. Regardless of how you store them, always check treats for signs of spoilage before giving them to your dog.