Apple Peanut Butter Dog Cookies

I'm trying a little something different today. I know you probably know how much I love my furbabies. If you didn't, you do now! I love my dogs, kitties and old bird.

Apple Peanut Butter Doggie Cookies

I made my dogs some doggie cookies for the #creativecookieexchange. What possessed me to make my dogs cookies this month? Well, the theme was to make someone's day cookies. I thought of my dogs and went to work. They're apple and peanut butter lovers, by the way.

Apple Peanut Butter Doggie Cookies

Apple Peanut Butter Doggie Cookies

In the spirit of the game day season, I made my dogs some football shaped cookies. After using it for the first time on these cookies, I have decided that I pretty much love this cutter a lot. It's pretty darn neat. I think it was a consignment shop find. I normally buy the cookie cutters by the bag full there.

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Apple Peanut Butter Doggie Cookies

Apple Peanut Butter Doggie Cookies

Funny story about these cookies. The husband, who was super excited to see these cookies on the platter Friday night after a long day at work, asked who the cookies were for. I had a smirk on my face and said that he could eat them if he wanted. I thought he would have figured out after I had told him that I was making some doggie cookies that they weren't for him. Instead, he did an excited, hand-rubbing dance and then.. I had to break it to him. I kind of felt awful that he was super pumped about the cookies, but still found it funny. Does that make me a bad wife? No, it doesn't because I made him whoopie pies the next morning to make up for it.

Apple Peanut Butter Doggie Cookies

Apple peanut butter doggie cookies.

Apple Peanut Butter Doggie Cookies

4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dog Treats
Cuisine American
Servings 28 cookies
Calories 72 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 T. creamy peanut butter
  • 1 T. honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 ¼ cups whole wheat flour divided

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, add in the applesauce, peanut butter, and honey. Whisk until everything is combined.
  • Add in the eggs one at a time and whisk each one until incorporated.
  • Add in 4 cups of whole wheat flour. I used whole wheat pastry flour. Stir in with a spatula until all the flour is incorporated into the cookie dough. If it gets too hard to stir, use your hands.
  • Dust a clean surface with the remaining ¼ cup of whole wheat flour. Press out the dough and use the remaining flour to top the dough.
  • Roll the cookies out and cut the cookies out using your cutter of choice.
  • Place on a cookie sheet and bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Let the cookies cool completely. The cookies will not be super hard. It will be slightly soft like a cookie.

Nutrition

Calories: 72kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 6mgPotassium: 78mgFiber: 2gVitamin A: 25IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 0.7mg

(Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.)

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26 Comments

  1. I really love the recipes with applesauce and peànut butter, the problem I have is using whole wheat flour. Do you have recipes substituting oatmeal or any other glutten free flour

  2. This is the cutest idea ever. I should make my furbabies a treat sometime. Love the story about your husband's cookie disappointment. Sweet of you to make it up to him 🙂 We bakers really do spoil our loved ones don't we? 😛

    1. Thank you! Furbabies love little treats made just for them. 🙂 I totally agree. We bakers do spoil our loved ones! lol

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