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‘Puppy Hugs + Kisses’ Valentine’s Treats for Dogs

Make this Valentine's Day sweeter with this love-filled dog treat recipe.

These adorable Valentine’s treats for dogs are the perfect way to share the love with your favourite pooch! Especially if you love finding new homemade dog treat recipes to surprise your bestie.

And if you’re a doting/borderline obsessed dog mum like us, there’s nothing you love doing more than smothering your furry ‘happy ever after’ with hugs and kisses.

Well, these homemade Valentine’s day treats for dogs are basically an edible version of puppy smooches and snuggle time! Cute, right?

Because let’s be honest, as much as you love your kisses and cuddles – the way to your pup’s heart is always through their belly.

Get ready to share the love with our homemade hugs and kisses dog treats recipe below!

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'Puppy Hugs + Kisses' Valentine's Treats for Dogs

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Valentine's Day Dog Treat Recipe 'Puppy Hearts and Kisses'

Valentines Treats for Dogs: ‘Puppy Hugs + Kisses’ Dog Cookies Recipe

INGREDIENTS
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 250g plain organic yoghurt or carob drops

UTENSILS

How to make Puppy Hugs & Kisses - Valentine's Day Treat for Dogs

How To Make ‘Hugs & Kisses’ Homemade Dog Treats

COOKIES

1. Get two large bowls. In one bowl combine the water, olive oil, molasses and honey. In the second bowl combine the flour, and cinnamon.
2. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet. Mix until all are combined.
3. Divide the dough into two, wrap and refrigerate for minimum 3.5 hours.
4. Once chilled, remove dough from fridge and roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness (less than a centimetre).
5. Pre-heat oven to 180 C (350 F). Line 2 flat cookie trays with baking paper.
6. Use your X and O Cookie Cutters to cut out the treats. Place on baking tray. Bake for 10-15 minutes.

ICING

1. Place yoghurt or carob drops in a heat safe bowl. Melt the drops over boiling water, stirring constantly.
2. Dip the treats into the melted drops and allow to cool before serving.

Valentine's treats for dogs - Puppy Hugs & Kisses dog treats

Free recipe for Valentine Dog Treat Recipe 'Puppy Hearts and Kisses'. Make your own healthy, homemade dog treats for Valentines Day with our free tutorial.

Handy Hints

* Makes approximately 80 small dog treats, depending on the size of your cookie cutters.
* Why not package your homemade dog cookies in our DIY dog treat jars for a sweet extra touch?
* Store in an airtight container and consume within the week.

** The above recipe is for treats only and should not replace your dog’s regular meal plans. Always check with your vet about any major changes to your dog’s diet.

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27 responses to “‘Puppy Hugs + Kisses’ Valentine’s Treats for Dogs”

  1. XOXO These biscuits are so adogable! LOVE THEM!

  2. Doglas says:

    My dog adored it! Thanks for the ADORABLE idea! I tried playing noughts and crosses before she ate it, but when it was her go she practically inhaled the food!

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    Kewl you should come up with that. Extlleenc!

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