This peanut butter and carob dog treat recipe blends delicious, chocolate-y carob powder, creamy peanut butter, sweet mashed banana, and just a taste of pure maple syrup.
If you want to treat your dog to some sweet goodies, but want them to be nutritious too... then these dog treats are exactly what you've been looking for.
Be warned, when these treats are baking they smell like chocolate muffins. This may cause a chocolate craving!
Chocolate contains a stimulant called theobromine, as well as caffeine. These are both stimulants and can cause a deadly reaction if ingested by your dog. The darker the chocolate the higher the level of theobromine, but any chocolate is dangerous. If your dog ever eats chocolate (any amount, of any kind) get in touch with your veterinarian or call a poison control hotline/center immediately. His life could depend on it.
Carob, on the other hand, is totally safe for dogs and doesn't contain theobromine, caffeine or any of the other dangerous compounds found in chocolate. In fact, carob is nutritious in it's own right and a source of vitamins and minerals that are good for your dog. So, carob is a safe, nutritious and delicious ingredient to add to your homemade dog treat recipes.
Make heart-shaped treats with this yummy recipe and you have the perfect doggie valentine's day goodies!
This recipe makes approx. thirty six, 2" heart shaped dog treats
Servings: 36 (one treat per serving)
Serving size: 9g
Calories per serving: 36
Total Fat: 1.12g
Saturated Fat 0.4g
Total Carbohydrates: 5.5g
Dietary Fiber 0.7g
Total Sugars 1.7g
Protein: 0.85 g
Vitamin C: 1mg