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New - Gluten Free Cheese Dog Treat Recipe - Dog Treat Mixing Bowl - Issue #66
February 07, 2015

Cheesy Gluten Free Dog Treats
Heart Healthy Dog Treats
& a Little About Me

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Cheese Gluten Free & Grain Free Dog Treats

Baking with gluten and/or grain free flours can seem like a daunting task. Where do I start, where do I get them and will my baked goods turn out ok?

With just a couple common ingredients, you can whip up this batch of cheesy crisp dog treats that your dog, and maybe even you, will love. :)

Almond flour, also called almond meal is becoming much more accessible. Most major grocery stores will carry it, but you can also find almond flour online in larger quantities and brands.

Tapioca flour, also called tapioca starch or tapioca powder, helps to replace the texture of gluten in your gluten free dog treats. Tapioca flour can be found in major health food stores, but of course, it can also be found online.


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour and tapioca flour.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the egg. Then stir in the cheese and olive oil.
  4. Pour the cheese mixture into the flour mixture and stir with a fork until thoroughly combined.
  5. Measure and cut out a piece of parchment paper to fit your baking sheet. Place this piece on your counter top.
  6. Next, place the cheese dough ball onto the parchment paper and cover with another piece of parchment paper. Using your hands or a rolling pin, flatten to a very thin consistency, around 1/16 inch.
  7. Remove the top piece of parchment paper and transfer parchment with the dough onto your baking sheet.
  8. Using a pizza cutter, cut 1 inch by 1 inch squares.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes. Leave the treats in the oven to cool after the oven has been turned off.

Yield & Storage: Cutting the treats into 1 inch squares should yield you about 75 treats. These cheesy dog treats should be kept in the fridge for up to 1 month or in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Love Your Dogs Heart

February is filled with love, but don't forget to take special notice of your dog this year.

You can help to strengthen the health of your dogs heart by making a couple heart conscious dog treats.

Start with a cholesterol lowering ingredient, kidney beans in our Kidney Bean Morsels:

The second recipe has spinach which is full of antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids and a host of vitamins and minerals. Try the Cheesy Spinach Dog Cookies:

Dog parents are becoming more and more aware of the dangers of commercially made dog treats. Be the first in your area to start your own dog treat bakery.

Start by reading my review of a very helpful book on How to Start Your Own Dog Bakery Business.

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Thanks for reading. Until next time,

Happy Dog Treat Baking!


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