Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Puppy Treats

From BETTY CROCKER

Makes 36 treats

 

Give your pup something to beg for with these pet-friendly puppy treats. Start by stirring up a dough made from pumpkin, peanut butter, and brown rice flour. Then roll out, cut into Spot’s favorite shape, and bake. Woof!

 

NOTES: Check with your vet to make sure that these puppy treats fit into your dog’s diet. Be sure to check the recipe for any known foods or ingredients for which your pet may be allergic.

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten-free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

 

INGREDIENTS

3 cups brown rice flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup peanut butter
2 eggs
1 can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl stir all ingredients until soft dough forms.

2.Divide dough in half. Using brown-rice-floured rolling pin, roll each dough half to 1/2 inch thickness on brown-rice-floured surface. Cut with 3-inch cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cutouts about 1 inch apart.

3.Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until dry and golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

4.Store in dog treat jar at room temperature up to 1 week. For longer storage keep in refrigerator or freezer.

 

TIP: To dress up your puppy treats, melt 1 cup yogurt chips (available at pet stores) and 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in microwavable bowl, uncovered on HIGH, about 1 minute, or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over puppy treats.

Find this recipe and more holiday treats at bettycrocker.com