Treats for the boys!

These two…



…they love their treats!

There’s lots of treats on the market, and generally with the quantity that we go through, prepackaged treats can be a lot easier than making my own. But I go through phases of wanting to know exactly what’s in their food – including treats.

A fellow competitive obedience classmate gave me this treat recipe the other day. It’s super easy and they boys LOVE it (they give it two paws up!).


B & B’s Tuna Treats

2 cans of tuna with broth
1 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour
1/4 cup of parmesan cheese
2 eggs
a little garlic powder
1/3 cup of peanut butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Line an 8 x 8 pan with parchment paper.

Place all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse till completely combined. It will become very gummy. My food processor got bogged down but I just kept pulsing.

With a rubber spatula, transfer to the prepared pan. I used a rubberized spatula and it didn’t stick at all. When I tried to smooth it out with my hand, I ran into trouble. You could probably smooth it if you wet your hand with water, but the rubber spatula worked just fine.

Bake for 20 minutes.

If it starts to brown, just cover with foil or parchment.

Remove and cool. Cut into one inch pieces.

Enjoy! Have your dog enjoy, that is – not you!

PS – This freezes nicely.

And, a question for you. Have you ever made homemade treats for your pet?



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18 thoughts on “Treats for the boys!

    1. admin Post author

      Thanks for the tweet and the pin!! 🙂 And let me know what your beagle boys think. My hounds (the basset boys) love ’em! Checking out your blog right now!!

    1. admin Post author

      The beauty of this recipe is you can cut them any size you want! I would say the finished product is much like a dense brownie. Chewy but not crumbly. Let me know if you make them!

    1. admin Post author

      Sorry about that Meg! Clearly I got distracted when I wrote this. I’ve updated the post but it’s bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Thanks for pointing that out for me!

  1. vmg206

    I loved this project! I’m Featuring YOU on VMG206 ~ Brag About It Tuesday’s Linky Party from last week! We go live Monday at Midnight. So please stop by and grab a Feature Button and Link Up something new.
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  3. Natalie

    What a great idea, I don’t have any dogs, but if I did I would try this!
    Thank you so much for sharing this on Tutorial Thursdays. Please do come by and place your vote on your favourite link from last week, it may be featured if it wins the voting! I look forward to seeing what you share with us this week 🙂

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