So I made some dog biscuits to take with me on a Tinder date. It’s a bit of a long story but it involves a human male who I had been talking to for months and months and his furry friend who is less than chipper at the moment.
Sometimes I bring pieces of cake along with me to dates but last time I checked chocolate isn’t a canine favourite. I thought hey, why not try and impress this guy by bringing homemade dog biscuits? My thought processes are a little weird sometimes I admit.
I was a little nervous about whether or not this guy would think I was creepy as well as nervous as to whether or not they would pass the all important approval test. They didn’t taste too bad actually if dry salty biscuits are what jerk your gherkin.
The date itself was amazing. Pretty sure ranks up there in the best ever category. He drove us out to the beach and had a picnic in the back of his ute and watched the sun go down and stars come out. Super cute. Super cheesy. Super great. I rather like this one. Hopefully he doesn’t find out how bat shit crazy I actually am. There is a reason why someone like me is still roaming free...
The next day I got confirmation that these treats passed the test. Safe. Now I just have to work on that whole not being crazy thing. Although I think he's already cottoned onto that fact. Woo yay for self inflicted dread and agony.
I found this recipe online here and tweaked a couple of things (mainly the quantity of bacon). It worked out really well and the dough can be thrown together in minutes.
Endor's Bacon and Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits
Adapted from Sally's Baking Addition
Makes a good two trays worth
I cup crunchy peanut butter
3/4 cup milk
1 large egg
2 cups wholemeal flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 tablespoon sugar
4 slices of shoulder bacon, cooked then finely diced
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees on bake and line two baking trays with baking paper.
Whisk together your peanut butter, egg and milk then mix in the flour, oats, diced bacon and sugar until a smooth dough forms. Roll the dough out on floured surface until a little less than 1cm thick. Take your cookie cutter of choice and cut your dough into shapes. Arrange on the baking tray quite close together, they don't rise so there is no risk of sticking. Bake the biscuits for around 15 minutes until the underside is golden then flip each biscuit and bake for another 10 minutes so that both sides are golden.
Remove from the oven and leave to cool on a wire rack. Store in a sealed container in the fridge. Store half in the freezer if you don't think you will use them within the week.
I hope your friends enjoy x