Recipe By TheBritishBaker
Published Jun 6th
Prep 20m Cook 45m Additional 10m Ready In 1h 15m
Servings 75 bite-size treats Calories 24.1

The perfect little bite size treat for your adorable pet. This recipe, as well as other recipes for pet treats, can be stored for later enjoyment. Since they are baked quite hard, you can keep them in an airtight container for approximately 2 weeks

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium peanut butter

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. 2 Lightly grease 2 large baking sheets.
  3. 3 Mix the whole wheat flour, cornmeal, rolled oats, and baking powder together in a bowl.
  4. 4 Lightly mix the water, applesauce, and vanilla extract into the flour mixture.
  5. 5 Stir the eggs and peanut butter into the mixture.
  6. 6 Turn the dough onto a floured surface and knead until no longer sticky, about 1 minute.
  7. 7 Roll out the dough to 1/4-inch thickness; cut into 75 small squares and arrange onto baking sheets.
  8. 8 Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Turn the oven off and allow the treats to sit in the oven as it cools another 30 minutes.
  9. 9 Remove the treats from the oven; allow the treats to cool on the baking sheets for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 24.1
  • Carbohydrate 4 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Fat 0.6 g
  • Fiber 0.6 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.1 g
  • Sodium 9 mg
  • Sugar 0.3 g


  1. i made this recipe without corn meal because i didn't have any. the dough was much sticker then i expected. i decided it wouldn't work to make cookies with it so maybe i can make some pupcakes with it so i put the dough in a muffin tin. when it came out of the oven - Read more ...
  2. My four legged niece loves these. I score them to make them easier to break into smaller treats using a pizza wheel pressed lightly.
  3. Annie approved.
  4. These smelled delicious as they cooked! Dogs liked them especially after I added some of their food as "sprinkles." In all the recipe made 40 and then 10 balls about the size of a penny. Did need a mixer to try and cut through some of the dough to mix it evenly and I also - Read more ...
  5. This recipe was very easy. I mixed it up in the kitchen aid and rolled it out onto the counter. I used a pizza cutter to zip off the individual pieces before baking them. Our boxer pup loves them!
  6. I modified a bit (no offense to poster I never follow a recipe down to the T lol). Had some bananas that were going to go bad soon so I mashed one of those into the applesauce/egg mixture and added a 1/2 tsp mint extract. Used crunchy PB cause that's what I had on hand. - Read more ...
  7. I wanted to make treats for my two shih tzus and I was looking around the web for recipes and came across this one and decided to try it. It was a HIT! My boys love them and they don't bother my little ones' sensitive stomach which is great! They have gone so fast I - Read more ...
  8. Sadie and Sosa love these biscuits! The next time though I will roll them out a little thicker the thinner ones got a little well done but they still loved them. And maybe not bake them quite as long. Used a shot glass to cut them out so they are the perfect bite sized treat. - Read more ...
  9. I have never baked any kind of dog treats before, so i thought i would make them for my 8 year old Bordie collie. It was the easiest recipe to make, I made them exactly as written. They rolled out so nice and smooth, i wish some other recipes were so easy to make as - Read more ...
  10. I am the submitter of this recipe and have an extra tip that may be helpful ~ These dog biscuits require the use of Wheat flour which some dogs are sensitive to, if so its so easy to modify this recipe, simply substitute one cup of wheat flour for 1-1/4 cup of rye or oat - Read more ...