Tomato Juice Dog Treat Recipe

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Here’s a new ingredient I’ve never used in a dog treat before – Tomato Juice! I wasn’t too sure about it at first, but this Tomato Juice Dog Treat Recipe turned out wonderfully. The dough was a bit dense, but the cookies came out perfect! They are hard, so your dog has to work at it. Hard treats are great for dental health, as they remove soft plaque from teeth.

Makes about 35 large cookies


3 1/4 cups whole wheat flour

1 1/12 cups wheat bran

1 cup cornmeal

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 cup rye flour

1/2 cup dry milk powder

2 teaspoons active dry yeast

2 cups tomato juice


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Dissolve the yeast in 1/8 cup of warm water. Stir in the tomato juice.
  3. Combine flour, bran, cornmeal, garlic powder, rye flour and dry milk powder. Stir in the yeast mixture and tomato juice.
  4. The dough should be stiff. Roll dough out on a lightly floured board roll to 1/2 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutters and place on non-stick cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 1 hour. Turn oven off and leave cookies in oven to harden.

If you tried this dog treat recipe out, how did it work for you? Please leave your comments down below – we’d love to know what you thought of it!