Growing Chefs! Ontario Dog Biscuits

Dog Biscuits

Baking is fun for every member of our family, even the furry ones! These dog biscuits are made with wholesome, healthy ingredients which means even you can eat them (…if you really wanted to)
A dozen dog treats
1 cup boiled sweet potato, (or substitute pumpkin puree)2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour1/2 cup nut or seed butter, sugar free1/4 cup spinach, chopped1 tablespoon pure maple syrup1 egg
Small potPotato masherCutting boardParing knifeMeasuring cupsMeasuring spoonsMixing bowlSpatulaBaking sheet with parchment paper or silicone matCookie cutter of choiceRolling pinStrainerDish towel

Get Organized!

Gather your mis en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Measure out the flour, nut or seed butter, honey and salt.

Chop the spinach very finely.

Peel and dice the sweet potato.

Get Cooking!

Place the sweet potato into a pot with cold water. Bring to a boil and simmer until the potato is very tender. Drain and let cool completely and then mash and measure out one cup.

Preheat oven to 350. Mix together the nut or seed butter, spinach egg maple syrup and salt. Stir in the mashed sweet potato.

Fold in the flour and mix until well combined.

Dump the mixture onto a floured surface and roll until it is about ½ inch thick and cut out cookie cutter shapes.

Place the shapes onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes or until crispy.