Homemade meatless dog biscuits
This strange and wonderful recipe appeared in our hometown paper's consumer
column, for making doggie Christmas presents! Although they are meatless,
they are not vegetarian, as they contain chicken broth. However, your
dog is quite unlikely to be a strict vegetarian.
- 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups whole-wheat flour
- 1 cup rye flour
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 2 cups cracked wheat (bulgur)
- 1/2 cup non-fat dry milk powder
- 4 tsp salt
- 2 cups chicken stock
- 1/4 oz active dry yeast
- 1 egg
- 1 Tbsp milk
Preheat oven to
Combine, in a big bowl, the flours, cornmeal, milk powder, and salt.
In a separate bowl, dissolve yeast in
lukewarm water; let it sit for a few minutes, until it bubbles.
Add the chicken stock to the yeast mixture. Mix well.
Add the liquid to the dry ingredients.
Knead about 3 minutes. The dough should be stiff.
Flour a board with cornmeal and roll out the dough to a thickness of
Cut out biscuits with cookie cutters in appropriate shapes, and place
on ungreased cookie sheets. Mix the egg and milk and use to
brush tops of biscuits (for shine), then bake the biscuits for 45 minutes
Turn off the heat and leave biscuits in the oven overnight.
This will make the biscuits be bone-hard.
Though these are intended for dogs, people find them better tasting than
many health foods.
These make a dandy birthday or Christmas present for your favorite
30 minutes preparation, 45 minutes cooking, overnight hardening.
approximate measurement OK.
Anne Hill Wiebe
University of Texas Computation Center, Austin, Texas, USA
Recipe last modified: 18 Nov 86
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Subject: RECIPE: Dog biscuits
Date: 27 Mar 87 04:25:51 GMT
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