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If you missed yesterday’s post starring Olive, you owe yourself a visit to that page. You won’t regret it.
I was inspired to try my hand at baking dog treats when I came across this simple recipe for human cookies. When I heard that my sister, Alice Patterson, was going to be photographing her longtime client, Annie Taylor’s new puppy, it seemed like the perfect time to start baking!
You can find so many heart shaped plates on Amazon. (Visit your local rescue or Petfinder to find a cute puppy!)
Banana Beet Dog Treats
These banana beet dog treats are pretty easy to make and all of our taste testers (6 dogs so far) think they are delicious!
Rolled Banana Beet Dog Treats
- blender (optional)
- 1 banana
- 1 beet (steamed or roasted)
- 2 cups flour (divided) We used oat flour
- You will be preparing two batches of dough
- Mash the banana.
- Add 1 TBSP water
- Stir in 1 cup of flour.
- Mix well and set aside.
- Mash beet with 2 TBSP water. (A blender makes it easier)
- Combine beets with 1 cup flour. (Add more flour if the mixture is too sticky, more water if the dough is too crumbly.)
- Roll out each dough ~1/4 inch thick
- Place one dough on top of the other
- Using cookie cutters cut out dough
- Bake 10-12 minutes
- Let cool and serve to the best dogs you know!
Do you bake treats for your dogs?
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About Alice G Patterson Photography: Based in Syracuse, New York, Alice is a lifestyle photographer. She specializes in senior portraits, dog photography, as well as portraits and product photography for small businesses.
Rachel Sheppard says
These photos are sooo adorable! I definitely want to try this recipe for Rooney!
Let me know how it turns out, I hope he likes them as much as my dogs do.
M. K. Clinton says
These sound delicious! Unfortunately, I just discovered Bentley is allergic to bananas. We hope to be able to re-introduce them to him soon. He loves them and I will save this recipe for that time.
Oh what a shame about Bentley being allergic to bananas! I hope he can enjoy them again before too long.
The Broke Dog says
Oh my gosh, my heart!! I love the photos of Olive chewing the box. These treats are also absolutely gorgeous and easy, too!
She is so sweet. Thanks for your kind comments about the treats.
What adorable treats to go with such a precious dog!
Tenacious Little Terrier says
They look like little candy hearts! I wonder what dog friendly icing you could use to write on them.
Pawesome Cats says
Yumm! These look delicious – did you try one? I really need to get a dog so I can start trying out these recipes.
I did try one, it wasn’t bad!
Olive you are rocking that cast! Glad to read you are on the mend and from the photos I can see you are a happy soul. Those dog treats are adorable and sound like they would be a crowd pleaser around here. Olive I think you deserve an extra treat for your cuteness overload ❤
Cathy Armato says
These sound really healthy & they look delicious! They’re so pretty & so is the box you put them in. Perfect Valentine’s Day gift for a special pup! This little gou looks like he had an accident, poor baby.
Love & biscuits,
Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them
The box was perfect for Olive’s owner, she designs greeting cards and stationery.
Ruth and Layla says
WOW they look amazing and am saving the recipe to try one day, thanks
Lola The Rescued Cat says
Oh my stars, look this little cutie patootie! The treats are beautiful and look yummy. What a great idea.
Dash Kitten Crew says
What lovely pictures and the pup is SO SWEET! I think these recipes are so great for pet parents – you can make your own safe treats at home – easy!
It is really nice when you have a pet with allergies, so you know exactly what is in the treats.
Tonya Wilhelm says
These are really awesome! I’m going to have to try. I love bananas and beets….ok, Dexter does. 🙂
Rebecca at MattieDog says
These sound absolutely delicious and something that we must try! We will share with our readers as well – they’ll ‘eat them up!’ 🙂
Thank you! My dogs really love them.
Golden Daily Scoop says
These look lovely and I bet very tasty! I always juice a beet for myself, guess I’ll be saving the next one for the dogs! Beautiful pics! 🙂
If they are anything like my dogs, they will love it!
Talent Hounds says
Definitely baking tomorrow – these look yummy and you have inspired me.
Sweet Purrfections says
Lovely photos and those treats look yummy.
Kitty Cat Chronicles says
These are so cute! They must be delicious too! I wish there were more fun recipes like this for cat treats. Glad your pups enjoyed!
Katie Allan says
These little heart treats are too cute! I have only baked dog treats a few times and the dogs always seem to like them!
What a fantastic idea! I’ve always wanted to make my own dog treats and this seems to be the perfect recipe! I’m definitely going to make them, maybe this weekend (better late than never). Thanks for the great post!
Omg this absolutely reminds me that I have to make something for the pups tomorrow
Spencer the Goldendoodle says
OMD, these look amazing and yummy! They seem easy enough for my humans to made! 😉
Brittany | Meadow Sweet Lane says
Oh my goodness! Olive this the cutest pup I’ve ever seen! Do you happen to have any idea of what mix of breeds she is?
Also, I’m loving the dog treats! Cute, simple, and I bet the dogs love them! So excited for my husband and I to get a pup!
I don’t know what breeds she is, but I know her family is looking into getting a DNA test to find out. We’ll be featuring Olive again I hope!
Alison @ Puppies & Pretties says
Oh my goodness, what a cute little pup! And this recipe looks very easy, even I could handle it 🙂
My pup would love these tasty treats! Your fur baby is such a cutie!
Greta | http://www.gretahollar.com
Kylie Jenkins says
I don’t have a fur baby but my BFF does…will have to share with her! Happy Valentine’s Day!
Lisa Sharp says
I love that these don’t have peanut butter! I’m allergic and so many treat recipes include it.
Lindsay Eidahl says
This is just too sweet! Love it!
These are so cute! What a great idea for Valentine’s Day (or any day really). They sound really yummy. I wish that cats had a higher tolerance for carbohydrates because then we could bake for them too.
Hey, I know it’s been a while since you posted it but I’m wondering how long does these last? My batch made 50 cookies and we only have two dogs so it’s gonna take some time to consume everything. Thanks!
They don’t have any preservatives, so they won’t last too long. When I made mine, I froze half the cookies. The others one lasted about a week, but I think it depends on the humidity and temperature of your house. I hope your dogs enjoy them.
Looks great, i tried it making but it wasn’t crunchy but more like a soft chew which my pups love it nonetheless.
Is it meant to be crunchy?
If you want it crunchier, you can bake it longer.
jenna | the urben life says
Oh my gosh, I love this! Sending to my mom 🙂 So cute.
Blue DeBell says
Okay first of all, that dog is so precious! second, these treats look amazing! My dog is so picky about what treats he eats, so I will be making these for him!
Thanks so much! Please let me know how your dog likes them.
My furry child would LOVE these! Plus they are super cute and adorable too
what a great idea my mother in law makes her own dog treats I will definetely show her this cute idea for valentine day.
Cathy Armato says
These treats are so pretty, & beets are a superfood for sure. Great recipe, thanks for sharing!
Love & biscuits,
Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them
Amanda Yantos says
These sure do look healthy and delicious! Those photos remind me of when Wynston had his cast on for 12 weeks due to a broken foot.
I don’t see what temperature you bake these at?? Please advise as I’d like to try making some for my pups for Valentine’s…thanks!
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. I hope your pups enjoy them!
Hi I know this post was put up along time ago but these look awesome!! Can you use canned beetroot?
You can substitute canned beets. Of course, you always want to be sure that any processed food does not contain xylitol because that is toxic to dogs.
How adorable! We can’t wait to try this out 🙂 Also, may I know if I could replace the beet with strawberries or blueberries?
Amy Miller says
How long as these good for?
These should last about a week in an airtight container.