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Homemade Dog Treats

  • Heidi

A Special Holidog Recipe

Ready to fire up the oven this holiday season? Why not start with a batch of cookies for your favorite pooch!

Dog treats are fun to make because they’re often easy recipes made with wholesome ingredients found in your pantry. You can even make delicious treats out of leftovers! This simple recipe from doubles down on flavor by including peppermint – an ingredient that is not only good for digestion but will make your pup smooch-worthy for Santa!

Here’s their recipe:

Peppermint Holidog Christmas Dog Treat Recipe Holidog Cookie
Peppermint Holidog Christmas Cookies from


3 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup water
1 tsp molasses
2 Tbs peanut butter
2 Tbs olive oil
1 tsp peppermint extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, molasses, peanut butter, water, olive oil and peppermint extract until smooth.
  3. Kneed flour on a floured surface and roll out to ¼ inch thickness. Cut with festive cookie cutters and place on non-stick cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Store treats in a sealed container and refrigerate or freeze. Makes about 25 medium-sized cookies.

Want a variety of cookies on Fifi’s cookie tray? Try this recipe featuring sweet potatoes that gets two paws up from our testers!

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