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Sweet potato dog treat recipe

RECIPE: Sweet Potato Dog Treats

Sweet potato dog treat recipeFall is coming and it is time for all that great fall food. Don’t leave your dog out of the yummy goodness. Try making this delicious fall treat. You may like to snack on these as well.

Ingredients
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 eggs
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare your sweet potato: Microwave- Prick the potato with a fork and microwave on high for about 6 minutes until tender. Boil- Cut up your sweet potato into chunks and boil until tender, approximately 20 minutes. Bake – Bake at 350 degrees for about 30-40 minutes until tender.
  3. Scoop out the flesh of the potato and throw away the skin. Mash the potato and keep about 1 cup for this recipe.
  4. In a large bowl mix flour, applesauce, sweet potato, and eggs until it forms a dough ball.
  5. Flour your counter and roll out the dough to roughly 1/2 thick.
  6. Using your favorite cookie cutters, cut the dough into shapes and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  7. Bake until crisp, 35 to 45 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

You can also make this recipe with yams.