Tuesday, April 29, 2014

grain-free peanut butter dog treats.

I had a crippling realization while making dog treats today.

1. I don't have a dog.

2. Earlier in the week I made "chocolate chip cookies" using basically the same ingredients as these dog treats. The only difference was that there was chocolate instead of parsley in mine. 

Guys, I just wanted to see what the making desserts with beans craze was all about. I'm so embarrassed.  And I like how weird they are. Like, I really do.

Don't talk to me anymore. I might be a dog. Hold up, though. If I am a dog does that mean I don't have to do my own laundry anymore?

Grain-Free Peanut Butter Dog Treats
Adapted from Food52

These pup cookies are made with garbanzo bean flour in case your little nugget is grain-sensitive! There's so crazy simple and there's a bonus parsley add-in for breath-freshening. Buy me a dog right now.

Makes about three dozen, depending on the size of your cutter.

1/2 cup natural peanut butter
1 cup water
2 Tbs canola oil
3 cups garbanzo bean flour (or half whole wheat, half all-purpose)
2 Tbs dried parsley (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, whisk together peanut butter, water, and oil. In another bowl combine flour and parsley. Add peanut butter mixture to dry ingredients and mix to combine. 

Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4" thick. Cut shapes out of dough (I used a two inch biscuit cutter). Transfer to prepared cookie sheets, leaving about a 1/4" between treats (they don't spread a lot). If desired, score treats with a fork to prevent puffing. 

Bake for 18 minutes, or until golden brown. Probably don't feed your dog treats straight from the oven.


  1. I'm certain my dogs would love these do-it-yourself treats! I've had issues with "doggie halitosis" before, and i am pretty certain that parsley helps lots. They sound very easy to create too. many thanks for sharing this direction. BTW, bailey is trying completely adorable! See more at homemade dog treats

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