Friday, December 26, 2014

Spent Grain Dog Treats

Save some spent grain from your next homebrew to make a treat for your furry friend! Here's a basic recipe that will guarantee a satisfied pup.

4 cups spent grain
2 cups flour (whole wheat preferred)
1 cup peanut butter
2 organic eggs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile combine and mix each of the ingredients thoroughly until a thick dough forms.

Roll out the dough on a generously floured surface and cut shapes with cookie cutters, lining them up on baking sheets.

Dough is very sticky; add flour as needed.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, then reduce temperature to 225 degrees and continue baking for 2 hours. This will ensure they are completely dry to extend their shelf life.

Dried cookies will keep for 2 weeks in an airtight container. Freeze to keep them longer.

** WARNING: Do not add hops to the dog treats. Dogs can be dangerously allergic to hops.

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