I’ll admit that I have a nice collection of cookie cutters. So I have plenty of creative options when I’m making cookies for my family or biscuits for my pup.
But you don’t need to buy a bunch of cookie cutters to get a cute design on your pup’s treats. This recipe uses a simple circular cookie cutter and some finger impressions to create an adorable, dog-themed treat.
Dog Paw Print Treats
- 1 cup flour
- ¼ cup wheat germ
- ¼ cup brewer’s yeast
- 1½ tablespoons olive oil
- ½ cup chicken broth
- Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl.
- Stir in the oil and broth in alternating batches.
- Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to ¼-inch thick.
- Using a cookie cutter, cut the dough into circles and place them on a nonstick cookie sheet.
- Using your thumb, create an indent in the center of each cookie, then use your pinky finger to create 4 toe prints above.
- Place the cookie tray in the freezer for 15 minutes.
- While the cookies are in the freezer, heat your oven to 400 degrees.
- Bake for 20 minutes, shut off the oven and leave the cookies inside for another 40 minutes.
- Cool on a wire rack.
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These biscuits baked up to cute, crunchy delights for Banjo. She barely left the kitchen the whole time they were cooking and was not the least bit patient while I tried to snap a few pictures of the finished product.
Adapted from Martha Stewart Paw-Print Dog Treats.
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