Homemade Gingersnap Cookies for Dogs Treats
During this festive time of year, it's not just us who enjoy a bit of a treat - your dog will also appreciate these festive GingerSnap Cookies for Dogs.
Gingersnap dog treats have been made more enjoyable by removing the sugar and enhancing the ginger flavor.
My two dogs, Ruby and Callie, enjoyed this recipe. It definitely passed the test! These dog friendly cookies were a hit with both of them. This recipe is perfect for gingersnap dog treats for the holidays or Christmas.
As a tasty reward, you can give your dog these gingersnap cookies in small quantities as part of a healthy diet. We should give only puppies and dogs over the age of six months ginger. If you have any concerns about giving your dog a homemade treat, consult your veterinarian.
Notes on Making GingerSnap Cookies for Dogs
- Treats like this should be included as part of your dog's daily food allowance, so other meals should be adjusted accordingly.
- Swaps for ingredients - If you need to substitute or add anything to this recipe, please refer to our listings of dog-friendly foods and foods toxic to dogs.
Is it Safe for Dogs to Eat GingerSnap Cookies?
Can dogs eat gingerbread cookies? Small pieces of gingerbread may not cause problems, but large amounts can make your pet sick.
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Ingredients Used for GingerSnap Cookies
- Whole Wheat Flour - Whole Wheat Flour has more nutrients that regular All Purpose Flour. However, you can use either if you prefer.
- Egg - Simply bind it all together.
- Coconut Oil - Not only is coconut oil good for your dog's skin and fur, it's also good for your dogs in making homemade dog treats.
- Blackstrap Molasses - Blackstrap molasses is an excellent ingredient for homemade dog treats. Blackstrap molasses contains a high level of manganese, which is an antioxidant that strengthens bones. It contains iron, copper, and other minerals that are good for you (and your dog).
- Ground Ginger - Ginger is safe for your dog to eat in small quantities. Dogs suffering from motion sickness, blood circulation problems, nausea, gastrointestinal problems, or bloat can benefit from consuming this supplement. Ginger also has anti-inflammatory properties and can help dogs with arthritis.
- Cookie Cutters - Cute Gingerbread cookie cutter.
How to Make GingerSnap Cookies for Dogs
Preheat oven to 350.
Step 1 - Mix your egg, ginger, and molasses to a food processer and blend well. Then add flour and blend again. Last, add water and blend until it forms a ball of dough.
Step 2 - Dump dough ball onto counter or mat.
Step 3 - Using a rolling pin roll dough out until it is about ¼ inch thick.
Step 4 - Use cookie cutters of choice to cut the cookies out of the dough.
Step 5 - Place cookies on a nonstick cookie sheet or baking mat.
Step 6 - Place cookie sheet in the oven, and bake until they are a golden brown color.
Storing Your GingerSnap Cookies for Dogs
We can keep the GingerSnap Cookies in the refrigerator for several weeks or in the freezer for up to six months.
GingerSnaps for your dogs coat, breath and a wonderful holiday homemade dog treats.
- ¼ cup Water
- 2 ½ cups Whole Wheat Flour
- 1 Egg
- ¼ cup Coconut Oil
- ⅓ cup Blackstrap Molasses
- ½ teaspoon Ground Ginger
- Preheat oven to 350° degrees Fahrenheit.
- Add egg, ginger, and molasses to a food processor and blend well.
- Then add flour and blend again.
- Last, add water and blend until it forms a ball of dough.
- Dump dough ball onto counter or mat.
- Using a rolling pin roll dough out until it is about ¼ inch thick.
- Use cookie cutters of choice to cut the cookies out of the dough.
- Place cookies on a nonstick cookie sheet or baking mat. Make sure they do not touch.
- Place cookie sheet in the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until they are a golden brown color.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 79Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 5mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 2g
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