Chock Full Of Carob Chip Dog Treat Recipe

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Chocolate is deadly to dogs, so they miss out on the joys of chocolate chip cookies. But they can have the next best thing – carob! Carob is naturally sweet, low in fat, high in fiber, has calcium, and contains no caffeine. You have to be a bit extra when baking with carob, as it can burn. It’s a good idea to set your oven 25°F lower than usual when baking with this ingredient.

Makes about 30 cookies

Ingredients:

2 cups brown rice flour

1.5 cups oat flour

1 cup carob chips

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 egg

1 cup water

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Use a spoon or use your hands to knead the dough to moisten it throughout. Continue until you have a stiff, dry dough.
  3. Roll out dough onto parchment paper or floured countertop. Dough should be ¼ inch thick. Use cookie cutter to cut into desired shapes. Place on lined cookie sheets.
  4. Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes. Place on cooking racks and store in fridge or freezer in air tight containers.

What an ooey, gooey treat! Oscar loved them and they looked great. I think that these treats would make wonderful doggy birthday or special occasion presents (or any occasion treats!). Try them out and let me know what you think of them.


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