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Beefy Dog Treats

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + standing


3 dozen

These healthy, meat-flavored biscuits make perfect “pet” gifts. Don’t forget to leave a few for Santa’s reindeer, too!—Lori Kimble, Mascoutah, Illinois
Beefy Dog Treats Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup cooked long grain rice
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) vegetable beef dinner baby food
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. In another small bowl, dissolve bouillon in boiling water. In a large bowl, combine all-purpose flour, milk powder, wheat flour, rice and gelatin. Stir in baby food, egg, oil, yeast mixture and bouillon mixture until combined.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, knead 8-10 times until mixture forms a ball. Roll to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-in. bone-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake until set, 18-25 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Let stand 24 hours or until hardened. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 treat: 66 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 39mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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