Summertime and the living is easy. . .barbecues, swimming, volleyball and ice cream. While you may be able to dip into your own container of Hagen Daz . . .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 coordinating mini cupcake liners for a festive look.
- 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. For more information regarding how to store homemade dog treats check out our tips and techniques.
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!