Our volunteer service group is baking dog biscuits to sell as a fundraiser for local animal shelters. The dog biscuits will be wrapped in cellophane and must be able to be stored at room temperature for a couple of weeks. What are some good recipes? If we make them with bacon grease or homemade chicken stock, will they need refrigeration?
5 cups – Whole wheat flour
1 cup – Milk
2 – Eggs
10 tb – bacon fat or vegetable oil
1 pinch – garlic powder
1 ts – Salt
1/2 cup – Cold water
1 tb – bacon fat or vegetable oil (to grease tray)
Mix all ingredients well. Pinch off pieces of the dough and roll them into 2 cm balls.
Put them on a greased tray.
Bake them at 175 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
Let them cool, then store in an airtight container.
1/2 cup – Milk powder
1 – Egg (well beaten)
2 1/2 cups – Flour
1/2 ts – Garlic
1 1/2 ts – Brown sugar
1/2 cups – Water
6 tb – Gravy
100ml – Baby food meat
Combine and shape into balls and roll on floured board.
Use extra flour if needed. Cut.
Bake at 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
Cool. Should be hard.
Bread Machine Dog Biscuits
3/4 cup – Beef, chicken or vegetable-broth
(or use hot water and 2 or 3 stock cubes)
1 – Egg
3 tb – Oil
1 cup – All-purpose flour
1 cup – Whole-wheat flour
1/3 cup – Bulgur (or a 7-grain cereal)
1/3 cup – Wheat germ
1/3 cup – Bran
1/4 cup – Nonfat dry milk
1/4 ts – Garlic powder
1 1/2 ts Yeast
Place ingredient in bread pan according to manufacturer’s directions and press “Dough” cycle.
When machine beeps, remove dough to lightly floured countertop and with a rolling pin, roll dough out to 2 cm thickness.
Using a dog bone cookie cutter (or any small seasonal cookie cutters), cut out dog biscuits and place on a lightly greased tray or one sprinkled with cornmeal.
Re-roll scraps and repeat till all dough is used up.
Place in a warm location and let rise 30 minutes.
Bake at 160 degrees for 30 minutes until brown and no longer soft.
Place on a rack to cool.
Store in an airtight container.