Mix, roll, bake, and enjoy! Quick, easy, and delicious.
Want to spoil your puppy with some homemade Trader Joe’s dog treats that only cost $2.99? Trader Joe’s has made baking your own Homemade Dog Treats even easier this season. They have come out with a “B.I.Y. Dog Biscuit Mix” – a fun activity for the whole family to join in on which is sure to be a hit with your dog. This easy recipe is made in one bowl with just 3 ingredients – the mix, water, and oil.
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Trader Joes: B.I.Y. Dog Biscuit Mix Treats
This year, we are always looking for different and fun things to do while staying at home. Kona loves being in the kitchen and helping me whip up new dog treat creations that he can share with all his friends.
Contrary to what many believe, homemade dog treats are incredibly easy with ingredients you probably already have on hand. The Trader Joe’s Dog Biscuit Mix is great for beginner and experienced bakers. All the mix calls for is a little bit of water and oil and some time in the oven. The mix also comes with some recipe ideas for those who want to spice it up by adding in their pup’s favorite ingredients – peanut butter, apple, and even bacon! Another plus is that veterinary nutritionists help to formulate the mix to ensure it is a nutritionally balanced treat for your dog.
Kona and I decided to throw in some bacon and peanut butter into the mix (one of the recommended recipe ideas). We simply mixed all the ingredients together in one bowl, rolled it out, and made some treats using his favorite bone-shaped cookie cutter.
Into the oven they went, the aroma spread throughout the house while they baked, and moments later they were ready for Kona to taste test. Kona’s verdict: wonderfully DELICIOUS. He was licking his lips for seconds. Believe him when he says your pup will LOVE these too.
Grab this mix at Trader Joe’s for $2.99 while supplies last. It’s a great buy for yourself or as a gift for another dog-loving friend.
Dog Treat Instructions
- Prep time: 20 minutes
- Cook time: 30 minutes
- Total time: 50 minutes
Dog Treat Ingredients
- Trader Joe’s B.I.Y Dog Biscuit Mix
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 tbsp oil
Directions to Make the B.I.Y. Dog Biscuit Mix Treats
- Preheat oven to 350ºF
- Pour 3/4 cup water into a large mixing bowl. Add the mix and stir to combine. The mixture will be crumbly.
- Add 1 tbsp oil, using your hands to press dough together until the oil is well incorporated.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough to a 1/4 inch thickness.
- Cut dough to desired shape and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake for 20 minutes. Turn biscuits over and bake for another 10-20 minutes until biscuits are lightly browned, crispy, and dry.
- Remove from oven and cool completely.
Customize the Recipe for your dog!
Replace steps 2 and 3 with any of these recipe ideas. You can customize the recipe with any ingredients that your dog would love!
Apple & Chicken:
Mix together one package of Trader Joe’s B.I.Y. Dog Biscuit Mix with 1 cup of apple sauce & 1 cup of pre-cooked chicken strips.
Apple & Peanut Butter:
Mix together one package of Trader Joe’s B.I.Y. Dog Biscuit Mix with 1 cup of apple sauce & 1/4 cup of creamy unsalted peanut butter. Refrigerate dough for 20 minutes before rolling out.
Chicken & Cheese:
Mix together one package of Trader Joe’s B.I.Y. Dog Biscuit Mix with 1 cup of water, 1 tbsp oil, 1/4 shredded mild cheddar cheese, & 1/2 cup pre-cooked chicken strips.
Bacon & Peanut Butter:
Mix together one package of Trader Joe’s B.I.Y. Dog Biscuit Mix with 1 cup of water, 1 tbsp oil, 8 slices of chopped fully cooked uncured bacon, & 1/4 cup of creamy unsalted peanut butter.
Conclusion for Trader Joe’s Dog Treats: B.I.Y. Dog Biscuit Mix Review
We absolutely loved baking the Trader Joe’s dog treats. The BIY Dog Biscuit mix was a fun activity for the whole family that takes under one hour! It made approximately 40 dog treats: 25 small bones and 15 larger bones. These treats for your dog are a great value and fun activity!
- Serving size and baking time will vary depending on the desired shape and cookie cutter used.
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Garrett loves animals and is a huge advocate for all Doodle dog breeds. He owns his own Goldendoodle named Kona. In addition, he volunteers at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley, where he fosters dogs and helps animals. Garrett enjoys writing about Doodles and believes that dogs can teach humans more about how to live than humans can teach a dog.
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