Recipe: Doggone Good Pumpkin Dog Treats


Recipe: Doggone Good Pumpkin Dog Treats | thegoodstuff

Halloween can be a stressful time for pets. Between the constant ringing of the doorbell, unfamiliar faces showing up to trick-or-treat, and being told they can’t share the treats everyone else is enjoying can really get a dog down.

Dogs love bacon, too, so pair these peanut butter-pumpkin dog treats with a few pumpkin and bacon “Bow Wow!” dog treats!

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Treat your furry friends to their own trick-or-treats by baking a batch of peanut butter-pumpkin dog treats this Halloween. With only four ingredients you can whip these up in less than 30 minutes. Make an extra batch to bring to your Halloween parties as a hostess gift.  Your party host’s pet will be your new best friend, and you’ll save money and rest easy knowing your four-legged friends are enjoying a healthy treat.

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Gather your ingredients and put the peanut butter and pumpkin in a large bowl. Stir them together, then add in the flour a quarter of a cup at a time just until the dough is no longer sticky.

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Roll the dough out on a sheet of parchment paper until it’s about 1/4-inch thick.

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Use a cookie cutter to cut out the dough into fun shapes. Dog bones are a classic choice!

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Place your cut-out treats on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Let them cool completely before storing or serving. Store your pumpkin dog treats in an airtight container or freeze them for up to three months.

Pumpkin-Peanut Butter Dog Treats

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree, canned
  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  1. In a large bowl, stir together peanut butter and pumpkin. Stir in the flour 1/4 cup at a time just until dough is no longer sticky.
  1. Use  your rolling pin to roll the dough out on a sheet of parchment paper to 1/4-inch Use a cookie cutter to cut out the dough, then place on the prepared pan.
  1. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Let cool completely. Store in an airtight container or freeze for up to 3 months.

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