Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Macaroon Recipe For Dogs

Are you looking for something different in the way of a recipe for dog treats?

Try this simple macaroon recipe for dogs (or macaron recipe) shared by Sue Hughes.

macaroon recipe
Macaroon recipe for dogs

What you need:
  • Parchment lined baking sheet
  • Egg whites
  • Shredded coconut
  • Use approximately 1 egg white to 1 tsp coconut. (Amounts of egg whites will vary due to the size of the egg. You need enough egg white to hold the coconut. Too much coconut or too little egg white will cause the macaroon not to hold together.)
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff.
  • Fold in the shredded coconut.
  • Drop tablespoons of mix on the parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 325 for 5-6 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Jodi Chick offers that a little meringue powder can be added to help hold them together. 

For a finishing touch, drizzle Fido's Royal Icing yogurt icing on top!

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Yummy Squash Dog Treat Recipe

In honor of National Acorn Squash Day, September 7, Cristina's Dog Treats shares this simple recipe for acorn squash dog treats! If you love baking for dogs, these vegetable dog treats are healthy and easy to make. 

squash dog treat recipe
Squash dog treat recipe


  • 1 cup squash, pureed
  • 1/4 cup canola/olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups rice flour

  • Cut the squash in half and takes the seeds out
  • Place in the oven at 400 F and bake until tender. 
  • Scrape it out and do a quick blend to puree it.
  • Mix squash, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and honey together.
  • Add egg and oil.
  • Slowly add the flour. You want to add enough flour to form a nice dough that is still a little sticky but not too sticky.
  • Knead and roll out on a floured surface to 1/4" thickness. 
  • Cut out into desired shapes. 
  • Bake at 350 F for 15 to 20 minutes. For crunchier dog treats, turn the oven off and let the biscuits sit. 
Cristina gives this warning: "The treats smells delicious while baking so humans may come by to sample them."

Acorn squash is non-toxic to dogs, cats and horses.

Pumpkin may be used in place of squash if your dogs prefer.