Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats

A super treat made with a superfood!

A fruit seed that’s considered a “superfood,” buckwheat flour is terrific gluten free substitute that perfect for baking. Buckwheat flour is low on the glycemic scale, making it a great option for dogs with diabetes, and it contains a significant amount of soluble fiber for pooches with digestive issues. If you’re looking for new gluten-free flour for your homemade dog treats, try these Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats, complete with The Honest Kitchen’s tasty Spruce formula.

Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup the honest kitchen spruce formula dry food
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix buckwheat flour and dry spruce formula together.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil and honey.
  4. Pour olive oil and honey mixture into the flour and stir. Add egg and peanut butter and stir until well combined.
  5. Knead dough with hands to thoroughly mix the ingredients together. Add water a bit at a time to help the dough come together.
  6. Lay out a piece of parchment paper on a flat surface. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to ¼ inch thickness.
  7. Cut treats out with cookie cutter and place on baking sheet.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool on racks.
  10. Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container.

Recipe Notes

The dough will be moist--spray rolling pin with oil so the dough won’t stick to the pin.


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