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peachy squirrel cookies for the dog

Recipe by
deb baldwin
blanchard, ID

What is better than a peachy tasting cookie in the shape of a squirrel for some hungry Westies. Dogs should not be given peaches because of the skin and the pit, but canned, homemade canned or fresh peach flesh (pealed and pitted), will make a tasty treat for your dog. The peach pit is very poisonous so dispose of the pit and skin in a dog prof container for the trash. I have been baby sitting a few extra dogs this week so I wanted to try out a homemade doggy treat and see how they like it. I got this recipe from

yield 5 dogs
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peachy squirrel cookies for the dog

  • 1 md
    peach or canned peaches (about equal to one whole peach)
  • if using a fresh peach, remove skin and pit
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 c
    oats, old fashion
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour

How To Make peachy squirrel cookies for the dog

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a blender, add the old fashion oats and blend until it is the consistency of flour. Mix in the flour, put into a bowl and set aside.
  • 2
    In a blender, add the peach slices, honey and water. Puree until well blended. Pour into a medium size bowl and add half the oat/flour mixture and mix well...then add the rest of the oat/flour mixture and mix and knead well, forming a smooth dough ball, adding additional flour if needed.
  • 3
    Roll out dough till it is about 1/4" thick and use your choice of cookie cutters to cut out your doggie cookie treats. Carefully place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 10 minutes and then turn cookies over and bake for another 10 minutes. Let cool before serving.
  • 4
    All the Westies gave a thumbs up as there was not one crumb left on the floor.