Turn your leftovers into tasty treats for your canine friend. Learn how easy it is to bake 70 or more homemade dog treats with 1 leftover sweet potato. It is also an easy way to sneak in some healthy ingredients like cinnamon for circulation no matter how stubborn your pet is. Customize these dog and cat treats by your furry best friend’s palette or any allergies and sensitivities.
When making homemade dog treats NEVER ADD: onions, garlic, chives, grapes, cherries, avocado, mushrooms, tomatoes, chocolate, nuts, or xylitol.
GLUTEN FREE FUR FAMILY? Use a gluten free flour mix. Start with 1 ½ cups gluten free flour, adding in more as needed. Other gluten free flours you can use are rice, potato, corn, millet, barley, coconut and/or oat flour.
Rhuby’s Dog Treats
- 2-3 cups flour
- 1 tsp salt or less
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 cup cooked sweet potato
- 1 large egg beaten
- 1/4 cup water or stock
Optional Add Ins
- 1 Tbsp ground turmeric
- 1/2 cup grated cheese
- 1 Tbsp dried parsley fresher breath
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil
- 1/4 cup grated carrots
- 1 Tbsp peanut butter
- 1/4 cup finely chopped cooked protein rinsed
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a large baking sheet.
- In a bowl, mix together the flour, salt and cinnamon plus any other Add Ins.
- In a separate bowl, mash together the cooked sweet potato with egg and water.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Using your hands or with a handheld of stand mixer with paddle attachment, mix until you have a dough that is not sticky and you can roll out. You can always add more flour or water if needed.
- Rollout the dough onto floured surface until ¼-inch thick. Use floured cookie cutter or a knife to cut into small shapes. Re-roll all scraps.
- Bake 20 to 25 minutes until completely cooked though. These are hard treats, not soft. Cool and store in an airtight container.