Pure pumpkin makes this dog treats recipe a seasonal delight. Traditional Italian biscotti is baked twice, and so is our recipe. Having two baking times makes these dog biscuits extra crunchy.
You can roast your own pumpkin when in season, or use the convience of canned pumpkin. The pure pureed pumpkin, not pumpkin pie filling, is the only kind to use for your gourmet dog treat recipes. If you use canned pumpkin you can freeze what's leftover from the can. Simply scoop the extra into a freezer bag, or even premeasure the pumpkin for future homemade dog treats. Be sure to label it and freeze it flat for easy baking in the future.
After your dog gets a taste of these flavorful pumpkin biscotti, he may be craving more pumpkin flavored dog treats. If so, be sure to check out our other pumpkin dog treats in the vegetarian section of our site. You can make this dog treats recipe even healthier by substituting the canola oil for unsweetened applesauce.
You will save yourself some time if you have a stand mixer or even a hand mixer when making these homemade dog treats. However, a strong arm and a sturdy spoon will get the job done. Whatever tools you use, be sure to add the flour and cinnamon mixture slowly and incorporate before adding more.
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Storing - This dog treats recipe will last for several weeks. Since the dog biscuits are baked twice, they will be very dry and crunchy. It's best to store them in the refrigerator for even longer freshness. You can freeze these dog treats for up to 6 months.
Yield - Depending on how thick you slice each biscotti, you should yield at least a dozen from each loaf. This recipe should give you two dozen pumpking biscotti.
You don't have to have an Italian Greyhound, or any other Italian breed of dog to make this dog treats recipe. Every dog, no matter what his pedigree will love the taste of these crunchy, lightly flavored pumpkin biscotti. Give these dog treats wrapped in a coffee mug. The mug is for the human, but the homemade dog treats will be adored by the four legged receipent.
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Can you sub almond flour for the whole wheat flour?
I have not made this yet. My dogs are on a grain/gluten/dairy free diet. Chef's Answer ~ Yes, you can substitute almond flour in this dog treat recipe. …
Recipe Reviews for Pumpkin Biscotti Dog Treats
Read all the reviews for this recipe, and then try it out for yourself. Don't forget to come back here and let us know what your dog thought or ask …
Can you substitute olive oil for the canola oil??
I have not made this yet but am really looking forward to trying it!! Chef's Answer ~ Absolutely! That would be a very good substitution for this …
I made this recipe and I can honestly say that I am lucky that I have all my fingers left. My 3 huskies loved them. Thanks for sharing this great recipe. …