Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe

This Peanut Butter Dog Treat recipe uses buckwheat flour to create a gluten-free, protein packed snack.

| April 2014

  • Henrietta Morrison offers a variety of treats and meals for dogs of all ages in “Dinner for Dogs.”
    Cover courtesy The Experiment
  • This Peanut Butter Dog Treats recipe offers a palatable alternative to using animal fat in homemade treats, and it's gluten-free.
    Photo by Fotolia/Melpomene

Author Henrietta Morrison knows a thing or two about fussy pets from her own dog, Lily, who was plagued by earaches and skin problems until Morrison started cooking for her and the symptoms disappeared. Dinner for Dogs (The Experiment, 2012) is her answer to these problems, and more. Morrison offers 50 simple, nutritious recipes for a happier, healthier dog—at any age. This Peanut Butter Dog Treat recipe is a gluten-free alternative to traditional dog treats.

Purchase this book from the Mother Earth Living store: Dinner for Dogs.

Despite having the word wheat in it, buckwheat flour is in fact gluten-free and has a sweet, nutty taste. Peanut butter is a palatable fat to add if you have a finicky dog and want an alternative to animal fat. It also has a substantial level of protein.

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Buckwheat Kisses

• Vegetable oil for greasing
• 1 3/4 cups buckwheat flour, plus extra for dusting
• 1/2 cup and 1 tablespoon steel-cut oats
• 1 heaping teaspoon blackstrap molasses
• 1/2 cup boiling water
• 1/3 cup unsweetened creamy peanut butter



1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.

2. Put the buckwheat flour and oats into a bowl.



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