Tuesday, December 16, 2008


When you think of tastes associated with the holiday season, Pumpkin is probably one of the first that comes to mind! But did you know that pumpkin is also a great source of anti-oxidents? For you AND your dog! And great for digestion, too!

With these nutritious, easy-to-make holiday treats, as you dive into your pumpkin pie dessert, your fur friends can feel part of the party while partaking of the health benefits and "yummy for the tummy" that pumpkin provides!

Pumpkin Patch Dog Biscuits
1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
4 tbsp. butter-flavored Crisco
1 tbsp. brown sugar
½ tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground nutmeg
½ cup canned pumpkin
1 egg, beaten
½ cup buttermilk

Preheat oven to 400°. Combine all dry ingredients and cut in shortening. Mix egg with milk and pumpkin, then combine with flour mixture. Stir until soft dough forms. Drop by tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes. Cool before serving. Store in airtight container.

Your fellow fido fanatics would LOVE to hear about your favorite pooch-pleasing recipes... post away!

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