Monday, January 13, 2014

Lucy's Favorite Peanut Butter Dog Cookies

Lucy is almost 12 years old. She's kind of lazy, claims to have sore hips, and basically lives for food. As you can see, when there's food in nose-shot, she's a peppy as a puppy.

See Lucy's dancing-for-cookies video here.

I enjoy making treats for my dogs, and of course I want them to be a healthful as they are tasty. Try these for your pooches and see what they think.

Lucy's Peanut Butter Dog Cookies

1 cup brown rice flour
1 cup quinoa flour
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup nutritional yeast
1/4 cup chia seeds (or ground flax seeds)
1 cup peanut butter
3 cups water

Preheat oven to 350º. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
Roll little balls of dough in your hands, and gently flatten them onto the parchment, to about 1/4 inch thick.

Bake at 350º for about 30 minutes. The tops should be golden brown, and the bottoms slightly darker.
For crunchier cookies, leave them sitting out uncovered for several hours before storing.
These freeze well, so I keep enough for a few days in a jar on the counter, and refill from the freezer once a week or so.


Mary Sue said...

Awwww....I loved Lucy's cookie dance. I've got a soft spot in my heart for the senior dogs. Lucy looks like a sweetie!

Kim Miles said...

She's super sweet with us, but suspicious of strangers, men, and kids. Not an easy girl, but she's ours and we love her.

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Anna said...

I made these and they were very runny. Is 3 cups of water the right amount?

Kim Miles said...

It's what works for me, Anna. Altitude might be a factor. You can alway add more flour or just add the water gradually. I'm sorry you're having trouble with them!

Anna said...

Cooked them up and they seemed to turn out fine. Lily our dog loves them. Thank you for the recipe.