Here's a simple recipe for homemade dog treats with cheese. This is perfect for training your puppy, gifting, or anytime.
Dogs love to eat, and there are few snacks they enjoy more than homemade dog treats. So, why not make a few of our own?
These cheddar cheese dog treats are a quick and easy way to make your furry friend very happy. Best of all, they will only take a few minutes to make.
If your dog is anything like my two dogs, they will come running for cheese! Does your dog crave cheese, like mine? Well, it’s not just you, it’s scientifically proven: A study from the University of California, Irvine found people are more likely to share food they consider high in value, like cheese, with their dogs than their cats. So, give your dog a little treat with these DIY cheese dog treats.
I've been experimenting with all kinds of flavors of dog treats since I made my first batch of two-ingredient dog treats. Most recently, I tried adding cheese to my recipes.
Ruby and Callie have been such good girls lately, so what better way to reward him than with some yummy snacks.
Be sure to check out some of my other popular homemade dog treat recipes!
Is Cheddar cheese good for a dog?
Cheddar, mozzarella and cottage cheese are totally fine for dogs. When it comes to cheese, moderation is key. Make sure your dog doesn't have a lactose intolerance before you give him cheese.
What kind of cheese is good for dog treats?
You're better off giving your dog low-fat cheeses, like mozzarella, cottage cheese, or goat cheese.
Compared to other cheeses, cottage cheese is lower in fat and sodium, so it helps you lose weight.
Also, cottage cheese is low in lactose, so it's less likely to upset your stomach.
How to Make Colby Jack Cheddar Cheese Dog Treats
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- 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
- 1 ¼ Cups Grated Colby Jack Cheese
- ½ Cup Vegetable Oil
- 4 Tbsp Water, As Needed
- Mixing Bowl or KitchenAid Mixer
- Cute Doggie Cookie Cutters
- Rolling Pin
- Cookie Sheet
- Silpat or Parchment Paper
Combine flour, cheese and oil.
Knead well and add water as needed to form stiff dough.
Roll out on floured surface to ½ inch thickness.
Cut with Dog bone shaped cookie cutter.
Bake at 400° Degrees Fahrenheit. For 15 minutes.
Cool completely on wire rack.
Feed to the waiting pup!
Printable Homemade Dog Treat Recipe: Colby Jack Cheddar Cheese Dog Treats
- • 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
- • 1 ¼ Cups Grated Colby Jack Cheese
- • ½ Cup Vegetable Oil
- • 4 Tbsp Water, As Needed
- Combine flour, cheese and oil.
- Knead well and add water as needed to form stiff dough.
- Roll out on floured surface to ½ inch thickness.
- Cut with Dog bone shaped cookie cutter.
- Bake at 400° Degrees Fahrenheit. For 15 minutes.
- Cool completely on wire rack.
- Feed to the waiting pup!
Once you've cut out the dough with the cookie cutters go ahead and roll out your dough again and keep cutting more cookies.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 155Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 57mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 2gSugar: 0gProtein: 4g
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