I saw this recipe on Family Fun, and I pushed it above about 17,001,234 dog/cat food recipes I was planning on trying because it seemed like the right thing to do....you know, in the realm of 'rightness' in the animal craft kingdom standards.
If you don't own pets, lower your expectations for dog owners when it comes to standards.
Anyway, I was fascinated because this treat looked like it was made of chocolate, and I knew this was a no no. I have heard, and tested out white chocolates on dogs, and despite one comment contradicting the safety of white chocolate, my dogs seem OK with it, but sometimes...I want that dark chocolate look.
Sure, there is a rumor that dogs don't have standards about the beauty of their treats, but let's face it, 99.9 percent of the toys/food/and fluff we buy for our animals are actually for us.
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And without further ado, here is the dog safe dog bark recipe via family fun.
This is half the recipe the site called for, my dogs just don't have that many friends, but this still made about 30 pieces.
Recipes: 2 c. of carob chips (I bought this at a whole food type store, they are vegan, so apparently OK for dogs because they aren't made of cocoa, and, I checked the safety and conclued these are indeed safe for dogs, but disgusting for human consumption), 1/4 c. peanut butter, 1/4. c. peanuts, 1/8 t. cinnamon (I wonder who tested it and decided the cinnamon was a nice addition?).
I lined a pan with foil, and spread my chocolate around (about 1/4 inch thick).