Summertime and the living is easy. . .barbecues, swimming, volleyball and ice cream. While you may be able to dip into your own home made concoction . . .your dog can’t and she counts on your for her frozen treats. Here are some great recipes from DogTreatKitch. Whip up a batch and freeze them in mini cupcake liners so that they can be easily dispensed.
- 2 6oz containers of plain yogurt (low or non fat)
- 1 Tbsp. Honey
- 1/3 cup of carob chips
- Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl until well combined.
- Spoon into an ice cube tray or cupcake liners.
- Freeze until solid (it will take several hours)
If you want a really special ice cream treat that will wow your guests at your next dog party, check out this tempting recipe:
Peanut Butter & Carob Swirl
- 32 oz plain yogurt (low or non fat)
- 1 cup natural peanut butter
- 1/2 cup carob chips
- Divide yogurt evenly into each cup of a 6 muffin cup pan.
- Pour peanut butter into a small bowl.
- Melt carob chips gradually in a microwave safe bowl in the microwave. Stir after every 15-30 seconds.
- Pour the melted carob into the peanut butter. Stir until combined.
- Place a spoonful of the peanut butter mixture on top of each muffin cup.
- Using a toothpick, gently stir or swirl the peanut butter with the yogurt.
- Freeze until solid.
Homemade cold dog treats will last about 2 months in the freezer.
No longer will you have to give into those puppy dog eyes waiting and wanting a lick from your ice cream cone. Now you can make some ice cream just for her!