From Morgan's Kitchen to Yours! Making your own homemade dog treats can be a fun reward for your dog. As conscious consumers, we all look at food labels, and try to buy the most nutritional products on the market So why not do the same for your furry best friend? By making homemade dog treats you have more control and options - plus it is a fun, family activity that your kids and dog(s) will love!
This is a recipe from Morgan's Kitchen made especially for Zu, our mascot.
½ or 1 slice of bacon, finely chopped
½ cup pumpkin puree
2 large eggs
½ cup old fashioned oats
1 ¾ cups oat flour
• Use organic ingredients when possible
Preheat oven to 350˚F/177°C.. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
Finely chop already cooked bacon, or heat a large skillet and fry bacon until crisp. Drain, cool and pat bacon with paper towels to remove some of the grease.
In a large bowl, combine pumpkin puree, 1 egg, oats, and oat flour. Add chopped bacon, mix until combined. Lightly flour work surface and roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness.
Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes, place on baking sheet.
Mix up last egg and wash over each cookie with a pastry brush.
Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes until edges are golden brown.
Cool on a wire rack completely before feeding to dog.
This recipe made 23 cookies with the pig cookie cutter. There will be more, or less, depending on the cookie cutter you choose. Adjust baking time according to your oven.