5 Tasty Dog Biscuit Recipes Made with Holiday Leftovers

Bone Shape Cookie Moulds

As the holidays are quickly approaching, people are busy getting everything ready for the upcoming family dinner. As everyone gathers to enjoy the great meal, one thing that commonly happens after every feast is that there are plenty of leftovers. While many humans enjoy eating the remnants of their meal during the days following Thanksgiving, it doesn’t take long to eventually get tired of dining on the same foods.

But those extras do not have to go to waste. Treat the family pet to a holiday treat using the remaining morsels that are still in the fridge. At Top Pet Gifts, our dog bone shaped cookie cutters will help make the biscuits extra special.

Cranberry and Turkey Treats

1 Cup cooked, boneless white turkey meat

1 cup cranberries (fresh or canned)

3 ½ Cups flour

1 Egg

1 Tablespoon baking powder

½ Cup broth

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all dry ingredients thoroughly in a bowl.  Mix wet ingredients in a blender until it is completely pureed. Add with dry ingredients. Mix until a thick dough forms. Roll to ¼ inch sheet. Cut out shapes and place on greased cookie sheet.  Cook for 20-25 minutes. Let cool.

Sweet Potato Cookies

1 Sweet potato skinned and cooked

¼ Unsweetened apple sauce

2 Eggs

2 ½ Cups flour

Preheat oven to 350 F. Heat left over mashed sweet potato until soft. Mix all ingredients into a bowl and mix thoroughly to form a firm batter. Roll out and use pet themed cookie cutters to make biscuits. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 40 minutes or until crispy. Let cool.

Beef and Cheddar Cookies

2 Teaspoons beef bouillon granules

1 Egg

¾ Cup cornmeal

3 Cups flour

1 Cup rolled oats

2 Teaspoon sugar

1/3 Cup unsalted butter

1 Cup grated cheese

1 Cup water

½ Cup milk

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix dry ingredients until thoroughly blended. Add wet ingredients, mix until a ball is formed. Roll out to ¼ inch. Cut into shapes and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Let cool.

Pumpkin Cookies

1 Cups Pumpkin puree (fresh is best but canned will also work)

2 Eggs

¼ Cup peanut butter

2 ½ Cups unbleached flour

½ Teaspoon sea salt

Turn oven on to 350 F. Mix until a soft dough forms. Roll out to ¼ inch thickness. Use cookie cutter shapes purchased at Top Pet Gifts to make the dog bone shaped cookies. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes. Let cool.

Veggie Bites

½ Cup Mixed Vegetables

½ Cup vegetable oil

¾ Cup vegetable broth

¾ Milk powder

2 ½ Cups flour

Using a food dehydrator, set temperature to 300 F. Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a bowl to form a bowl. Using rolling pin, roll onto parchment paper, or floured counter until ¼ inch thick. Use canine cookie cutters to shape morsels. Place in dehydrator for six to eight hours until each piece is completely dried.

Holiday leftovers are not just for people, but animals too. The family pooch can also enjoy special made snacks made from the remnants of the big feast. At Top Pet Gifts, we have the perfect bone shaped cookie cutters to help make the pooches cookies extra special.

Celebrate the love of all the family members, including the four-legged ones.

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