Kids Make Gifts! Dog Treats

Calling all dog-loving kids! Jump into this recipe to make your own dog treats. You can use them to make dog friends, human friends or even find a summer job or two.

Read on to learn how.

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Materials and tools: 

  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Kitchen oven
  • Dehydrator
  • Cellophane bags
  • Custom labels from evermine to fit your cellophane bags (Tip: order these first, so your labels will be ready when your dog treats are fresh.)
  • Business cards or calling cards, if you’re looking to make friends or meet potential clients. 
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Kids Make Gifts! Dog Treats
Author: Evermine
  • 2 cups cooked lamb, chicken, or beef bits*, chopped into pea-sized pieces
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds (optional)
  • *This is an excellent time to make use of pieces of gristle or fat that don’t make it into human meals. Dogs love that stuff!
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the mixture over this, forming a uniformly flat rectangular sheet.
  4. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick puncturing the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove the large biscuit cake and cut it into 1-inch strips.
  6. Place these strips onto a dehydrator tray and dehydrate until completely dry.
  7. Next, label your cellophane bags before placing these biscotti-shaped dog biscuits into them.
  8. If you’ve got a calling card or a business card, drop that into the back of the package, facing out.
  9. Seal the bag with a twist tie. some twine, or an inconspicuous piece of clear tape.
  10. Your biscuits are ready to charm some dogs and their humans!
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Auntie Angie is a part-time blogger and a full-time creator and crafter. She adores sticky things in tubs and bottles, but regrets sticky things on doorknobs and pencils. At Evermine, Angie shares projects inspired by her nieces and nephews that spark joy, imagination, and generosity.

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