Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

Our dog Grace recently ran out of homemade treats so I went in search of ingredients around my kitchen to make her a new batch. I found a few sweet potatoes and whole wheat flour in the pantry and one large apple and some eggs in the fridge. I roasted the sweet potatoes until tender then tossed the cooled mixture with grated apple, eggs, and whole wheat flour. The treats turned out to be quite a temptation for my girl and she was super excited to taste one for the camera. The sweet potato and apple dog treat disappeared quickly and so did any crumbs that were left behind.

Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

How to Make Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

Cut the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise and place them cut side down on the prepared baking sheet.

Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

Place into the oven and roast for 30-40 minutes, or until very tender. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

Reduce the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Scoop out the cooled insides of the sweet potatoes into a large mixing bowl; discard the skins. Add the grated apple and eggs to the bowl. Slowly add the flour, one cup at a time, mixing well between each addition.

Working on a lightly floured surface, knead the dough 3-4 times until it comes together. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Use more flour as needed.

Use a dog treat cutter to cut out the desired shape and place it onto the prepared baking sheet.

Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

Place into oven and bake until the edges are golden brown, about 20-25 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.

Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator or freezer. My dog loves them right out of the freezer. Enjoy.

Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

Sweet Potato and Apple Dog Treats

Prep Time: 14 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 19 minutes
Servings: 32 approximately
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking

Ingredients

  • 3 Sweet potatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 large Gala apple, grated (no core or seeds!)
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 3 cups Whole wheat flour

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Cut the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise and place them cut side down on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Place into the oven and roast for 30-40 minutes, or until very tender. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Reduce the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Scoop out the cooled insides of the sweet potatoes into a large mixing bowl; discard the skins. Add the grated apple and eggs to the bowl. Slowly add the flour, one cup at a time, mixing well between each addition.
  • Working on a lightly floured surface, knead the dough 3-4 times until it comes together. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Use more flour as needed.
  • Use a cookie cutter to cut out the desired shape and place it onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Place into oven and bake until the edges are golden brown, about 20-25 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator or freezer. My dog loves them right out of the freezer. Enjoy.
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  1. You take such good care of your family – I’ll pass this on to Bev